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Windows 7: second hard drive for my compaq presario sr1630nx

20 Oct 2010   #11
DocBrown

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

I buy a lot of computer stuff from ebay.

Here's 2 available for 39.99
http://cgi.ebay.com/Western-Digital-...item2a0b29da22


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20 Oct 2010   #12
james62755

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

California
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20 Oct 2010   #13
spyknee

W7 Ulti/64, XP Pro/32
 
 

Newegg.com

luck
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20 Oct 2010   #14
james62755

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

hey so how does some find out what hd i can put in my system?
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20 Oct 2010   #15
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

A lot of people in the States shop here: Newegg.com - Computer Hardware,Hard Drives,Internal Hard Drives,IDE Ultra ATA100

Any of those will be fine in your PC
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20 Oct 2010   #16
james62755

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

ok thanks a lot man
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20 Oct 2010   #17
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

no worries
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21 Oct 2010   #18
spyknee

W7 Ulti/64, XP Pro/32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by james62755 View Post
hey so how does some find out what hd i can put in my system?
Mobos have generally, 80 pin IDE ports, SATA 1, 2 or 3 ports.
If you use the IDE port, you will set your OS drive as the master and the new drive as the slave, by placing jumpers on each drive in approiate spot. And you will use a 80 pin flat cable with two plugs.

If you choose an SATA port, make sure the OS drive is in Port 0, cdrom in port 5, and the new drive in one of the others port 1>port 4.
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