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Windows 7: new hdd on laptop

11 Aug 2010   #1
vodcas

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 
new hdd on laptop

I was wondering if its possible to change my harddisk on my laptop.
it only has 250gb and i need more. so is it possible for me to like buy one with 500 gb and put it in?


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11 Aug 2010   #2
strollin

W7 Ult desktop, W8.1 laptop, W8.1 tablet, Win 10 TP VM
 
 

Most likely the answer is yes. What is the make/model of your laptop? You will need to know if your laptop uses a PATA or SATA drive.
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11 Aug 2010   #3
Shadowjk

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by vodcas View Post
I was wondering if its possible to change my harddisk on my laptop.
it only has 250gb and i need more. so is it possible for me to like buy one with 500 gb and put it in?
Also if your computer came with Windows 7 (OEM) then you will not be able to use the recovery partition do you have an Installation disk

Many Thanks,
Josh
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11 Aug 2010   #4
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

How about giving us the Make & model of your current laptop ? & any other specs ?
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11 Aug 2010   #5
Carl Lawrence

Dual-boot: Windows 7 HP 32-bit SP1 & Windows XP Pro 32-bit SP2.
 
 

Is it still under warranty, because some companies do not like you upgrading your laptop.
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11 Aug 2010   #6
vodcas

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

here are the specs for my laptop
HP Pavilion dv6700 more accurate model (dv6809eo)
disc: TOSHIBA Mk2546GSX ATA Devise
250gb
2,5 sata II
5400 RPM - 8 MB - 12 msec

hope this helps
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11 Aug 2010   #7
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by vodcas View Post
I was wondering if its possible to change my harddisk on my laptop.
it only has 250gb and i need more. so is it possible for me to like buy one with 500 gb and put it in?


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11 Aug 2010   #8
vodcas

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

its just that im not sure what to buy. the hdd must work with the laptop. with the specs. how can i know that what i buy will work with my laptop??
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11 Aug 2010   #9
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

A 500gb SATA-II should be an equal replacement for a 250gb SATA-II HD
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11 Aug 2010   #10
vodcas

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DocBrown View Post
A 500gb SATA-II should be an equal replacement for a 250gb SATA-II HD
ok i see. thanks
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