Satellite L40 - HARD drive upgrade

So, I have a Toshiba MK8037GSX in a Toshiba L40 laptop.
I would like to be updated on the drive hard Toshiba MK2552GSX.

My question is if I have compatibility problems...
The older MK8037GSX ATA-7, while MK2552GSX, is ATA - 8. No problem with that?

Should I do anything else in addition to taking on the old hdd and put it in the new?
It will interfere with the big cable that connects to the hard drive, I have to change it?

Links for specs on hard disks:



No, you should not get problems using ATA-8 HARD drive.
The point is that the SATA controller is down.
Means that you can use SATA I and SATA II HDD without any big problems

> Will I have to do any other thing in addition to taking on the old hdd and put it in the new?
No, after the HARD drive has been connected to the laptop, go into the BIOS and check if it s is recognized correctly. The new installation of the operating system should not be a problem as well. The installation disc must format the HARD drive and you could install the operating system.

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