Buy the new internal hard drive

I have HP Pavilion dv4-1242TX

Recently, my original 320 GB (Western Digital Scorpio Blue - WD3200BPVT) internal hard drive crashed and become inadmissible.

So now I want to buy a new 500 GB internal hard drive, but I'm confused if my laptop it will support or not.

Internal hard drive WD Blue 500 GB laptop computer (WD5000BPVT / WD5000LPVX)


Other than the size, I see no difference between the two discs.  Just having the Recovery DVD set available and install the new drive, run the set of recovery and off you go.  If the old drive is toast, there's nothing else to do than to run the updates from Microsoft.

Or install Windows 7, commercial version of your choice.

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