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#1 blackproton

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Posted 22 January 2010 - 09:50 AM

at the moment my laptop is 120gb but im looking to upgrade to a bigger one possibbly 500gb or 1tb?? i dont want a external drive and i dont want to upgrade my laptop to another. i like the one i have and money is a bit of a issue as well.
what do i have to look for when getting one? iv seen lots and dont have a idea.
iv been on the toshiba website to see what id need but cant find any relevent info. amazon.co.uk have lots of drives but cant ask anyone there either.
what do i do? the only details on it that would seem relevent are...

toshiba disk drive mk1237gsx
HDD2D62 B ZL01 T
DC+5V 1.0A 020 A0/DL130M

any good?

thank you..

its a toshiba satellite L40 - 14n sorry!

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Posted 22 January 2010 - 11:51 AM

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList....mp;Order=RATING

Take your pick.

EDIT: I reread your post "i dont want a external drive and i dont want to upgrade my laptop to another. i like the one i have and money is a bit of a issue as well."

I are confused now.

Edited by dpunisher, 22 January 2010 - 12:00 PM.

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Posted 22 January 2010 - 12:42 PM

I would go with the following http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16822145275 as your upgrade. The biggest is a 640GB but the real kicker here is the 7200 RPM spindle speed makes access and read times much shorter.
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Posted 22 January 2010 - 12:51 PM

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList....mp;Order=RATING

Take your pick.

EDIT: I reread your post "i dont want a external drive and i dont want to upgrade my laptop to another. i like the one i have and money is a bit of a issue as well."

I are confused now.



i just bwant a bigger hard drive thats all
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Posted 22 January 2010 - 01:45 PM

I'm just curious as to how you plan to reinstall XP...when you move to a larger hard drive. Have you checked for any Toshiba requirements on doing such?

I looked at their website and find it to be quite annoying in functionality, I saw nothing relative to upgrading the hard drive. Are there instructions for such in your owner's manual?

Louis

Edited by hamluis, 24 January 2010 - 05:41 PM.


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Posted 24 January 2010 - 04:59 PM

putting vista on wont be a problem..

"Have you checked for any Toshiba requirements on doing such?" i dont understand what you mean...
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Posted 24 January 2010 - 05:45 PM

I believe that some laptop manufacturers have specific procedures for replacing hard drives...something called "tattooing".

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&sou...mp;aqi=&oq=

That would be a consideration if you were planning to reinstall via discs provided by the laptop manufacturer, as opposed to doing a clean install using MS Genuine CD.

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