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Windows 7: replace laptop wd drive for ssd


12 Nov 2013   #1

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replace laptop wd drive for ssd

I have a hp laptop pavilion which has a fairly fast chip amd turlon 64, but has wd 1600 beve hard drive,
can I replace that with a SSD..the unit is about 7 years old
Kas

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12 Nov 2013   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64 Linux Mint 16
 
 

Take the hard drive out. Does it have an adapter on the end ? Will the adapter go an the ssd ?

These are things you have to check out.

If your hard drive is sata and no type of adapter, you should have no problems.
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12 Nov 2013   #3
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Normally any 2.5" SSD fits into a laptop. But as AddRam says, check whether you have a standard layout and whether it is Sata - not IDE.

Here are a couple of good ones that may fit the bill:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc..._-20148694-L0E

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820721107
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