Portege 7200 - HARD drive upgrade

I have a Portege 7200. It was just given to me. There is therefore no documentation or manuals.
I'm interested in upgrading his old 4 GB HARD drive to something more modern. Can someone tell me what could be done to it? I mean - if standard 2.5 "HDD is Ok, is there a limitation of the motherboard/BIOS card as to the maximum size, etc.. ?

Thanks in advance!



The manual can be downloaded from the Toshiba European page;

Here, you should go to support downloads & -> user manual for Toshiba.
In the upload form, you must choose;
Archive-> Portege Archive-> Portege 7xxx--> Portege 7200

Maybe you will find some info in the user manual.

But I want to provide some details too.
To my knowledge, several versions of BIOS supports a HARD drive size limitation. I mean that not every size of HARD drive is supported.
I have goggled a bit and discovered that the Toshiba MK1214GAP HARD drive can be used with the Portege 7200. It s a 12 GB HARD drive that supports ATA-2/ATA-3/ATA-4 interface.

Maybe you could test it.

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