replacement HARD drive for dv7
I have a Pavilion dv7 and I need to replace the HARD drive, I searched online for a replacement hard drive for her but I'm not sure of the good replacement of hard drive I need. service number is .theres dv7 - 1237cl a lot of picks and I used to make sure that I get the good Hdd but I don't want something cheap. what I have now, it's 500 gb Hdd and 4 GB ram upgrades I can do would be helpful too. I have 5 Hps and this my favorate a .i woild be thankful for any Hiep.
Thank you very much for yor assistance I'm buyin the hybrid drive today and I will continue the ram as is for now and upgrade later. Once again thank you
Can someone tell me what is the part number for a replacement hard drive for Portege P2010 is? It has the latest version of the BIOS installed, if the capacity of the HARD disk can be greater than the original 30gig?
Unfortunately I was found no specific information. If I'm right, this unit needs 1.9 HDD and I think it can be much more expensive as 2.5 standard.
Check it please this page http://www.laptopbits.co.uk/Database_files/Toshiba_Portege_2000_and_2010_series_spares.htm
You will find a few pieces of upgrade for your device.
My v5-123 Acer hard disk stops working suddenly and I want to buy a new so please could you tell me about the specifications of the hard drive for this model
Thanks in advance
Any 2.5 "portable internal SATA HDD or SSD will work.
Part 1: I have a desktop computer Pavilion P7-1240. It is just 1.5 years... 1 TB Hitachi hard drive has not now. I went out and bought a WD 1 TB Caviar Black internal Performance Desktop retail hard drive Kit (WD1003FZEX); go mainly for the guarantee of 5 years... the rest of the features seemed to match (3.5 ", 7200, 1 to, SATA 6) except the WD a 64 MB cache, the Hitach did not state on the player the amount of cache. Will this swap drive out like for like or any other change in the drivers, etc. should be done?
Part 2: I would like to install a 128 GB SSD in the P7 as the main OS drive. What changes should be made so that the system recognizes the additional disk. I tried to plug into the SATA4 slot and the power cable, but the system did not not recognize/see the SSD drive.
Any help would be greatly appreciated for these two. Thanks in advance.
I return the drive and get a non-advanced HD format. This way your recovery media, HP will work. If you do not create the external HP recovery media then contact HP support and order media.
In addition I send back the SSD and order 240 + GB model so that the support of HP recovery will allow a restoration works. If you decide to go with this option, then keep the hard drive for now. It may be "well-prepared" once you have Windows 7 running with the latest updates. At least BIOS settings have been tampered with then the SSD is probably dead.
While there may be other ways to get your PC up in the race without using the HP recovery media, this can and has led to confusion later when start HP function keys do not work properly.
Hello. I have problems of replacement of a failed hard drive in my HP Pavilion dv7-6154nr notebook running Windows 7. New HARD drive seems to install OK, but I get a Windows Boot Manager error when I try to run the recovery disks created when the system was purchased. The message says "the boot selection failed because a required device is not accessible" "status: Oxc000000f. I changed the boot order in the BIOS to boot from the internal DVD player but continue to make the same mistake
More info: I upgraded the HARD drive from a Toshiba MK6476GSX - 640 GB - 5400 RPM for a WD Black 7500BPKTSP. I don't see any info in the new HARD drive in system information / BIOS so I don't know if it is recognized. However, it take and pass a diagnostic test.
You are the very welcome.
Now you get the drivers from the support page and driver for your PC.
If you have a problem to find drivers (such as the wireless, unless you already knew what the wireless adapter model you have in the PC, you will not know which driver to install).
Just after the hardware ID's for all you can't find the drivers. Who need device drivers appears in the Manager for devices with a little yellow. brand and labelled with material generic terms such as a network Contoller or PCI device, etc.
If you don't know how to find the hardware ID, please read the info on the link below.
Hi, my laptop hard drive is broken and I need a hard drive replacement for my aging * Satellite 2450-101 * urgent, but I can't find my mannual and another source model support for portable computers.
I thought it was a * standard internal 2.5 "IDE * (and thinking about buying a digital _Western 250GB 2.5" IDE hard drive 5400 RPM 8 MB Cache - OEM, model _: _WD Scorpio WD2500BEVE - 250 GB - ATA-100_), but I am not sure.
If anyone knows? Help, please. Thank you very much!
I think 120 GB maximum capacity too.
If you have misplaced the user manual you can download it on the Toshiba site:
http://EU.computers.Toshiba-Europe.com-online downloads support & -online manual
I founded you can use a second HARD drive in the Bay to select if you need more disk space.
Drive external HARD is also a good solution for more disk space.
where can I get a replacement of my HP G60-530US laptop hard drive. It is not guaranteed in a few months. Where can I go to and I have search. There is determination on the original looking HD numbers.
Thanks in advance for any help
I see no reason why a hard drive 7200 RPM would not work.
I put SSDS in both my latops and have no issues. An SSD was in need of a firmware update but otherwise no problem.
You can check the size of the hard disk to ensure than a standard notebook drive 2.5 "can hold in the hard drive caddy.
Hello and thanks for your help!
For the second time I have to replace the hard drive in HP Envy laptop computer 1105dx my son m6. Get the automatic repair of preparation and can not recover using the recovery discs. It is tough, very tough, with the laptop, so I do not know he hit it messing around several times on the hard drive.
You want to know what the best, faster disk hard will the lap top and if I can put an SSD inside. But of course, don't want to mortgage the House to get it.
Any help is appreciated.
Test the hard drive - fast & extensive tests of the BIOS:
Page 48-50 in this manual for the replacement procedure:
Here are a few good brands:
I use Samsung SSD Evo. It gives a remarkable performance:
I guess you have the recovery media to restore to factory settings after replacement.
I'm just wondering if can replace with SATA hard drive, whose capacity is greater than 160 GB? I saw in the technical sheet it says 80/120/160, I am sure that I am I can exceed that.
I'll buy a 320 GB one.
Your response is appreciated.
Why not more (capacity)? 320 GB or 750 GB only $30 more. Check and update BIOS first. 2.5 "HDD are now much cheaper (I bought a 750 GB month last for $199 due to flooding in Thailand.) This week, the same as that is only $155). In fact, you can now buy 1 TB (9.5 mm thick).
The internal hard drive is not now on our Pavilion dv9700 CTO Windows Vista 64-bit. I would like to replace it with a hard drive from equivaltent, but I am unsure on how to provide for the operating system (we want Windows7 instead of Vista) and productivity software (essentially MS Office Pro). What is the best way to go about this? I have Win7 CDs I have installed on another computer that has also died and gone out of service, so I prefer to use them rather than buy a new license. Ditto for the OEM Office supplied with this notebook.
Please provide suggestions that you will need to perform this type of upgrade. We must keep costs at a minimum right now and since nothing else seems to be failing on the 9700 repalcing the part and reconfigruing seems the best way to go. Thanks in advance for any help.
You can replace it with this number of HP spare. It will be smaller, slower, and 3 times more expensive. Computer laptop SATA hard drives are interchangeable, generic, industry standard. If you buy the one above and it doesn't work PM me and I'll buy it for you at your expense.
I have a 40 X, which works fine, but I continue to faced with 15 GB hard drive capacity, so now have a replacement of 60 GB.
Find a CD with Windows XP and especially the drivers on this subject, I can't. Looking at the other sections of the forum, I start to think that a CD was not necessarily initially sent with the X 40.
If this is not the case, how can I create a CD with the drivers and the Windows original XP?
If a CD is provided with the system, how can I get a replacement if outside the warranty period?
I had the same problem with my x 40. I bought a device cloning for 45.00 on ebay and was able to clone the larger hard drive and it worked. It validates, it is still a legal system as far as microsoft is concerned. I used it on ibms, valleys and a gateway. what you do, is leave your old hard drive in your computer and attach your new appliance of cloning. He will hold through the usb port and will copy all of your old drive to the new. It will leave everything on your old drive and you can keep it for a backup in case something happens to the new. the device is called an alley to apricorn, the accompanying software is called ez gig II cloning software. There are 3 different connections on the device you can clone any hard drive that is done. your drivers will copy, your files, movies, all programs, it will be just copied to the new. If you don't want to install the software on your old drive because you do not have the room for it, you can go into bios and set your computer to boot from a cd drive, and you can start from the cloning software. It takes about half an hour to clone your drive. I was buy x40s on ebay without hard drives and cloning of new readers with my original drive and then install the new readers and all valid by microsoft. It works really, and I believe that it's the only way to do it. Apricorn has a web site where you can no doubt but it but its cheaper on ebay.
My laptop has been giving a "SMART test failed" message for the past few days and I have copied all the data on my external hard drive. My current hard drive is a Samsung HM640JJ. I noticed that there are SATA-300 interface. I think of buying:
This WD drive has a SATA-600 interface. Will this work in my laptop?
SATA III drives will give you only the 6 GB/s speeds in laptops which have motherboards that support, otherwise only default to 3 Gb/s drive. But it will certainly work with a slight increase in performance for your laptop. WD Black you have chosen is a good.
I bought a Dell laptop with Windows 7: Home Premium pre-installed a year and half ago. The hard drive just completely crushed, and I just got a replacement hard drive for it. The computer did not include a recovery disk, and the product key on the bottom sticker has worn to the point of being unreadable. How can I reinstall Windows 7 for the new hard drive?
You need to contact DELL technical support about obtaining a replacement product key because they are responsible for the license that is preloaded on your computer.
How to add a 2nd hard drive for HP Pavilion DV7-3165DX, product # WA794UA or WA794UAR.
(1) classification of the HDD, hard drive, hardware kit. Disc kit HARD material includes mounting rails, static shield, screws, insulators in rubber and SATA cable from the motherboard. Check your model & product # to ensure compatibility.
Material of parts HP HDD Kit 517639-001 for DV7-3165DX product # WA794UA and WA794UAR.
(2) training of consult - Windows 7 PDF, table of contents, 7 replacing a drive in secondary hard drive Bay. This will show you how to install a 2nd HARD drive in an HP DV7.
(3) to select a Windows 7 computer, select the installed HDD, Format (if not already formatted).
(4) if the drive HARD does not appear in Windows 7 under computer, go to the Start Menu, find programs and files, enter "Computer management", select storage, disk (Local) management, look for the 2 HARD drive Bay (should appear as disk 1, Bay 1 HARD drive should show as disk 0), Format of the 2nd HARD drive (the one that you just installed).
Update: I have the 2nd HDD (WD 1 TB) installed, Windows recognize now after completing the steps I mentioned in step 4, Format with default allocation NTFS 931,51 GB free, 118 MB USED to put in shape. Format exFAT to allocation by default 931,51 GB free, 1 MB used to put in shape. I chose NTFS format to reduce the fragmentation of the file.
I have an a HP ENVY 14 2020NR with a hard drive died. Blue several screens before the new year, did a complete system restore, which seemed to have fixed things. Unfortunately, after 10 days the blue screens are back. The unit is several years old, and my next step is to replace the hard drive. I have all the data backed up elsewhere and ready DVD restore disc.
Here are the specs of the drive:
Hitachi disc HARD 7 K 750-750. P/N H2T7501672S.
I am trying to identify the right replacement hard drive. Looks like it was 750 GB at 7200 RPM. Some choice out there. Can anyone recommend the correct replacement hard drive?
Thanks in advance!
Based on the laptop HP ENVY 14 - Maintenance Service Guide, it seems that your computer supports the following readers and more.
6.35 cm (2.5 in) hard drives (HD) and the SSDS (SSD), 9.5 mm (. 37-in) and thicknesses of 7.0 mm (. 28 - in)
Supports the following hard disk configurations:
● 750 GB (7200 RPM)
● 640 GB (7200 RPM)
● 500 GB (7200 RPM)
● 320 GB (7200 RPM)
Supports the following simple SSD drive configurations:
● 128 GB mSATA,
● 80 GB, mSATA
● 160 GB, SATA
According to the above information, any hard disk 2.5 "SATA or SSD of 9.5 mm and 7.0 mm profile should work fine. This includes the newer readers who are more capacious.
If you have any other questions, feel free to ask.
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