Low storage. Can I install more large hard drive?
I have a Mac Book Pro, which has a very low storage capacity. I heard that I could have a larger capacity hard drive installed. Who sells it and who does it? Is it very expensive?
It depends on which of the more than 50 called MacBook Pro computer you have EXACTLY.
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I thought I had taken care with boards and pieces of kit. but after the reconstruction of my A30 (having the replaced DC Jack), he comes up with the following messages:
* SMART failure provided on hard disk 0: TOSHIBA MK4018GAS (PM) *.
* WARNING: Immediately back up your data and replace your hard drive. A failure may be imminent.*
* Press F1 to continue. *
I tried winding connector to HARD drive decision-making, which seems OK.
So start thinking I killed this disk somehow. If Yes, can I install a larger drive, say 80 or even 160 GB and should I look for a magic word MK4018GAS, or is it SATA or IDE, I'm looking.
Thank you. Robin
If you delete the old HDD, you can see if an IDE or SATA HDD but the Satellite A30 is equipped with an IDE HDD.
You can use a larger HARD drive. This should not be a problem, but as far as I know this laptop has a limitation of LBA 28 bits. This means that the disc size limit is 128GB and so you can use a 120 GB HARD drive.
If you want to learn more about this read the article on Wikipedia or here: http://www.48bitlba.com
So, you can buy a 120 GB HARD drive or an 80 GB HARD drive as you suggest. I have good experiences with Hitachi and Seagate hard drives.
In any case, I think that it s a good idea to exchange the HARD drive. SMART error message appears as if there is something wrong with the HARD drive to back up your data as quickly as possible. ;)
Just, I got my new Dell's HARD drive and need to install it in my Dim 9200. Can I use the old hard drive as a backup drive or secondary without deleting anything or reformatting? I have too many things on the old drive and am not crazy about cloning, I prefer to do a clean install of XP and be able to do things more when I feel the need. Is this possible or am I dreaming.
Has never done this before so I need help. Thank you.
Dimension 9200 E6600 2.4 GHz 4 GB DDR2 sdram @ 533 MHZ 4x1Go
250 GB SATA II Samsung spinpoint drive HARD 8 MB cache 7200 RPM
Win XP Pro 32 bit OEM Dell
After installing the new drive hard SATA and windows installation, etc. and when it works to your satisfaction, put the 'old' drive as the secondary, transfer all the files and folders you need in the new C: / volume, using the option "send to." Providing the old hard drive has no problems, then the format and partition the drive for additional storage.
Note. Only files and folders can be transferred, all programs and applications must be reinstalled from their records, or downloaded from the site of the publishers.
Can I replace 60 G Cdrive with a bigger hard drive. How can I transfer the operating system and programs installed to the new drive. HP 6 G drive may be removed or used.
jonnbrown wrote: I can replace 60 G Cdrive with a bigger hard drive. How can I transfer the operating system and programs installed to the new drive. HP 6 G drive may be removed or used.
Hello jonnbrown, you can almost always replace an existing hard drive with a larger capacity hard drive. There are a few considerations to know.
You must know the limitations of the BIOS for a hard drive. Some allow up to 127 GB of capacity. Most more recent system BIOS will allow the larger hard disks.
It may be possible to update an older BIOS so that it would accept a HDD capacity more than the limit of 127 GB.
It is suggested that, whenever you replace a hard drive in a system, you perform a new installation of the operating system.
Sometimes, you can use a program that does a disk hard image and save it to another device, such as an external hard drive and the use of this image to restore new hard disk. You cannot be to simply copy data from the old hard drive to the new hard drive.
You may be able to use the 60 GB hard drive as a backup disk once the new hard drive is installed and the system works as it should, if you have a location in the case of another hard drive.
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 have finally made it to the age of the computer and want to know if there is a bigger hard disk for Tecra 8100 and if yes what is it and is it personally difficult to install?
My opinion is that if you don t have enough experience with this stuff, it will be preferable to doing nothing on your own. I can tell you that HDD is placed behind the cover pack HARD drive at the front side of your laptop.
What is a current capacity of the HARD drive?
Hi, I just bought a Phoenix 800-089 wanted and I was wondering if I could use for an another SSD expansion Bay?
There are already an SSD installed and do not know if the expansion Bay would allow another?
If so, do I need to purchase a support of editing or something else so he can adapt?
Thanks for your help.
The HP ENVY Phoenix 800-089 desktop has space for three 3.5 hard drives "and two optical drives 5.25". Using the adapter rails, you can install a 2.5 SSD "in the third-party hard disk or in the second Bay oprtical Bay. A set of 2.5 "to 3.5" adapter may have been provided with your new SSD. If this isn't the case, any computer and/or electronic store will be available adapters.
If you have any other questions, feel free to ask.
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My turn XP no longer works, but there is some information on the hard drive I want to recover my present
PC uses the Windows 7 operating system. Can my old hard drive be installed in the new HP without ruining the new
computer or the old hard drive?
Yes, implying that the old disks hard XP is in good health.
You can use a USB external hard shore caddy for the old disk or you can directly connect via the SATA port on your motherboard you new computer. 99% of the time there will be connections of additional power from the power supply on your new machine to feed the old drive.
All of this assumes that the old drive is SATA interface _ we IDE, in which case you would need an adapter to connect directly to the new MoBo computers.
I don't think that even though you can check to make sure there is no IDE USB external hard drive caddies.
The top is SATA and the bottom is IDE.
I have a problem. My PC has only one hard disk, I could not format a new HD.
I need to rely on someone to get in shape for me.
If I give him my XP OEM installation disc to install this hard drive for the sake of practice, will it work?
If it works, I get this hard drive on my OEM PC and install it to start and use?
Or is it necessary for the installation will take place from the DVD on the PC OEM itself drive after formatting by a third party?
In addition to problems of licenses with the OEM licenses, you cannot install XP on a different computer and then swap disks as bad hardware drivers (motherboard, etc.) would then be included when installing.
"Or is it necessary for installation will take place from the DVD on the PC OEM itself drive after formatting by a third party?"
You don't need to get into shape by a 3rd party.
This should be done during installation
"How to perform a new Installation of Windows XP"
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My computer is windows XP. Can I install another drive hard 160 GB to work in connection with that that I have in it?
original title: if I install a second drive to har to use as extension with windows Xp
As long as your Windows XP partition is formatted NTFS, the answer is Yes.
How to create and use NTFS mounted drives in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003
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the software I have is windows 7 hp 32-bit sp1 have the installation cd the computer came with windows vista 32-bit hp but I installed win 7 hp32bit about a week ago
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As I told you in the other cross (office equipment) announcement:
You can get 3.5 "drive cage hard out here for $11 shipped. Granted it has a 120mm fan and space for 4 hard drives, but for the price, you can mod/Cup all you want.
Now the other question/issue: you want a SataIII 6 GB/s 2 TB drive, 7200 RPM.
There is a 500 GB HARD drive in my laptop. I want to add a 240GB SSD next to my existing HARD disk drive. Is this possible? If not, please tell me how then to SSD.
The only books that have this ability that I know are models of laptops 17 inches.
I have already described a simple way to upgrade to SSD in a sticky in this section. Click on the the following URL to see the article.
I have a Pavilion a6500f I can access is no longer as he continues to tell me there are registry errors. My recovery disk (I got a) or do a hard reset or else he will start. It came with a window that says recovery system or start Windows normally. I get a new hard drive to it and have a whole new Windows 7 installed. The thing is that I don't want to lose all my stuff on the old hard drive. So my question is can I install the OLD hard drive as a second drive to the new? If I can then I can just copy all the files from the old drive to the new and use the old as a memory drive.
Any help will be greatly appreciated.
The simple answer is Yes.
(1) I would like to replace the hard drive with the same drive size or larger. But does not exceed 2 T.
(2) I hope you made the original recovery DVD set the original recovery firstly, DVD media DVD + R try as these will save you having to create a driver disk. If you really have to buy a complete set of recovery, get it here. It will have all the necessary drivers. Only $27.00
(3) I copy the files and destroy the old disk. Its usefulness is damaged since 2008.
Can I install a second hard drive on this computer?
You can install another HARD drive in the PC because there is a free SATA port.
With regard to the supply cable, if your a more SATA connectors, you can use it to connect the secondary HDD in the system.
Hope this helps, and feel free to ask any questions you may have.
See you soon!
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