I recently bought a new larger hard drive for my XPS M140 / 630 M.
I recently bought a new larger hard drive for my XPS M140 / 630 M. I am unable to get windows XP to complete the installation on the new drive. How can I get windows install completely? Thank you!
Thanks for posting in the Microsoft Community.
Since you are facing a problem to install Windows XP on the new drive, it would be useful if you can answer this question to help you further.
You receive error codes or messages during the installation fails?
You can read the article and check if it helps to solve the problem.
Note: If the disc contains all the data, make sure that you back up all your important data before you continue.
You can also disconnect all the external devices connected to your system (except the keyboard and mouse) and check if it helps.
If you need further assistance, please answer and we will be happy to help you.
I have a Toshiba L500-128, the original 320 GB hard drive is just too small and I would like to avoid buying an external hard drive (for backup purposes), because in my experience, they are just rubbish and I want that all my data on the laptop.
I wanted to buy a new hard drive 1 tb (maybe 2) put into it, I guess it is equipped to deal with, (Please someone correct me if they know otherwise) with 4 GB of ram...
In any case I am really wondered, whether or not I can get out with the help of my new hard disk recovery disks.
If they did it the old-fashioned way (sending an OS disc and a disc of pilots) I wouldn't even question, but as I created disks of the computer itself, I wasn't too sure when I opened the drives upward to make sure all burned on them ok, I never saw something like what I expected.
Also, I read somewhere that someone else has tried it and it didn't work, they assumed because the recovery included an image specifically to fit the original hard drive size?
Can someone enlighten us all please?
First, you must create the Toshiba Recovery disk using the Toshiba recovery disc Creator called pre-installed tool.
Usually, you should receive a confirmation message that the recovery was created successfully.
This means that you can use this disk to restore the laptop to factory settings is not serious what HARD drive is in use.
This means that the recovery disc should work with the other drives.
But note; This recovery disk using would format the HARD drive and remove all HARD drive partitions. But this should not bother you if you use the disk HARD vacuum ;)
One of my external hard drives is almost full. I would like to move some of the photos from the old to the new one that I just bought. The new external drive appears in Windows Explorer, but does not appear in Lightroom.
I use Windows 7 and Lightroom CC.
In order to see the most recent external drive in Lightroom, you must either import some images of the most recent disc.
Or move some images of the old drive to the more recent, outside of Lightroom, and then reconnect the images from Lightroom.
This is especially for the Lenovo support, when can we expect the validation of new th 5 to/to 6/8 to HARD drive currently on the market from various suppliers to make it on the official PX6 / list approved PX12?
Some of the orders of higher capacity were already available for months and yet to see any official support fo these until now.
We need a new NAS platform and the official support of these larger readers would certainly be helpful in the final decision.
Unfortunately we do not have a time on official recommendations yet. However, I am told it in the works.
What should I do to get windows vista on the new hard drive on the old, because I would like to upgrade to windows 7 since vista when I transferred transversely to the new.
Your license of Vista will be OK to reinstall it on a hard drive replacement on the same computer.
Hard disk manufacturers provide normally cloning software to do what you want to do.
Look at your new Hard Drive manufacturer's Web site.
Or there are 3rd Party software (cost the same money if): http://www.acronis.com.au/homecomputing/products/trueimage/
For any question on Windows 7:
Link above is Windows 7 Forum for questions on Windows 7.
Windows 7 questions should be directed to the it.
See you soon.
Mick Murphy - Microsoft partner
I have a Presario, model CQ56 (103SA), the hard drive that I want to upgrade. Is this possible? As the laptop has Windows 7 preinstalled, how can I do to get re-installed?
Thank you and best regards,
The specifications indicate a hard drive of 250 GB. Yes that can be upgraded to a 1.5 to (6 times larger) or somewhere in between. 750 GB is the sweet spot right now or even 1 TB.
Also, your drive is a model of slow 5400 RPM so I suggest at least upgrade to a 7200 RPM model. This is the model 750 GB 7200 rpm:
This shows how to replace the hard drive physically:
If your old drive still works, you can burn recovery DVD in the HP Recovery Manager. If the Windows installation is still OK (no viruses or anything like that) we can show you how it is enough to copy the old drive to the new so that you have all your programs and data. This operation may take some special software and hardware but not expensive. We can also provide a Windows 7 reinstall only disk image, you can recover Windows and then get the pilots and others from this site. There are several options, in other words.
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Hi - I want to improve my hard drives in my M6400 to drives of 1 TB or more if they are available. Reference Dell seem to only sell the 500 GB drives at 7200 RPM. is it possibel to buy bigger disks from a 3rd party provider?
the m6400 uses a special type of dell single player or are they just standard laptop drives?
It's a standard laptop SATA drive - go to 1 t, the largest currently available, you need to sacrifice speed, because they are 5400 RPM. 7200 RPM drives are not in versions of large capacity.
Hi, I have a Dell XPS Laptop L502X. I want to know if the additional guarantee component level is provided in addition to the laptop of one year warranty. Best regards John
Only if the disc was purchased at retail, which is separate from the system. If this is the disc that came with the system, the hard drive is guaranteed for the duration of the warranty of the system - no other warranty applies.
I recently bought a larger HARD drive for my Satellite 2410-304 s, a Toshiba MK6025GAS with 60 GB of memory. I formatted with another computer, and then I put in my notebook and started from the WinXP CD. But he did not find a HARD drive... :-/
Then I handed over my old HD and installed the new HD as an external drive (via Firewire). I had no problem using it, so I used Knoppix to copy my system partition to the new drive. Everything was fine, but when I swapped the drives, my computer could not find new HARD drive...
I tried several times, but he always said I should check the cable etc.
The latest BIOS is installed, then what else could be the problem? I am grateful for each index...
Do you have an error message when you try to start? Please put it back in the computer.
If you go into the BIOS, you see that there is a used HARD disk mode (normally, it should say Enhanced IDE I think).
If it looks good, can you start on some OS (CD or floppy) and use the utility for partitioning, it must focus on the disc? What it teaches you?
He finds the disc? Is how big this report? Correct or some size weird? If it shows a strange size then it is a problem of translation between the physical characteristics of the disk and BIOS and that could be problematic to solve. Some diskvendors have a special driver that will help you in situations like these. I'm not sure that this will solve your problem, but it's at least worth a try.
If you create a partition and format, it works as supposed?
Next step is to make it bootable and try to boot from it.
Hello, I recently bought a new iMac and I am wanting to install Lightroom for her, but I'm having some trouble with the key to series is not recognized. There is no disk drive on the new Mac, so I can't just pop the disc in. Is there anyway I
Hello, I recently bought a new iMac and I am wanting to install Lightroom for her, but I'm having some trouble with the key to series is not recognized. There is no disk drive on the new iMac, so I can't blow my disc. Is there a way I can download it simply by using the key to series on my package? I tried the section "Redeem Code", but said air key is not valid. Thank you
Download & install instructions https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2003339 can help
-includes a way to go to a page to download the Adobe programs if you do not have a disk or drive
-Cloud Getting Started https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud.html
-you will need to enter your original serial number during the installation for non-Cloud programs
- or kglad links in response to #1 here can help https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2081216
I bought Elements 6 a few years ago, but recently bought a new Mac computer. The program has not been transferred. My new Mac lacks a disk drive. What can I do?
I bought a new larger capacity external hard drive. The old man is complete. Can I just unplug the old and plugging new, then follow Time Machine? Is everything be stored safely? So how can I have the old disk since it will have a lot of information. Thank you
You may need to format the disk external drive for Time Machine requires a disc formatted in Mac format and most of the readers are BLAH a come PC formatted to NTFS.
After you put shaped (required) and the installation program TM make you that yo select the opting to do a full backup instead of continue the backup of the previous disc. For info, see:
I keep the old drive external and format/erase the drive and use it as necessary. If yo really want to clear the disk sect option erase secure in disk utility
I recently bought a new hard drive for my HP6930 so I can switch between my work and home demands (they cannot reside on the same hardware).
Both drives are Fujitsu SATA 160 GB.
After swapping the drives and boot from CD to install the operating system - I get a BSOD, hardware failure - "the system was arrested to prevent damage...". "with a comment about the check of the hard drive.
Can anyone provide insight into what I'm doing wrong?
You can integrate the drivers Sata (ICH9M-E/M SATA AHCI) and burn a new cd XP with nLite .
I was wondering if I bought a new hard drive for my Compac SR5450F will be work from my original restore on anybrand disk or do I have the original hard drive that accompany it. If I have the same need could you show me where to order on HP.
The Compaq SR5450F comes with a 500 GB Sata hard drive. You must replace it with a disk of size equal to or greater.
The Spec is 3.5 "SataII / 3GB / s 32 MB cache. Seagate and WD Black are very popular.
replace the hard driveI'm looking to replace my hard drive but I need all the files it is about it, passing a small hard drive to a larger hard drive. My question is how can I save all the files on the disk and how can I get the operating system on the new hard drive without the original disk
If your current system does not work, there is no need to bother with data backup, installation of applications and get a Windows XP installation CD (although regular backups are important to do as a general practice).
Instead, clone your current hard drive to your new hard drive. All you need is an external hard drive enclosure and disk cloning software. In addition, once you have made sure that everything works correctly, put the old drive in the external box and use it for backups.
Some of the cloning apps below are also disk 'images' (e.g. Acronis True Image). A disk image can be compressed so that, for example 58 GB of data can produce a 40 GB image file. Some of the apps, and of also can selectively backup specified files.
The housings of external drives more to connect to a USB port. Make sure just that buy you one with the good 'form factor' (portable = 2.5 inches, computer desktop/Tower = 3.5 inches) and internal drive connector. Many but not all speakers can deal with SATA and PATA time.
This example (for laptops) is not the less expensive external hard drive enclosure, but it's a decent case that can be used with either SATA or IDE (PATA) drives and comes with its own software package of cloning: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817155602
It is a very good buy for a drive IDE (PATA) Office size: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817155602
In general, Newegg is a good place for your search options by looking at the comments by users.
If you have a Western Digital hard drive, you can get a version of Acronis True Image free of WD (http://support.wdc.com/product/downloaddetail.asp?swid=119) or you can get the software of cloning separately (this is not an exhaustive list and in no particular order, some are free, some not):
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