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Hard Drive - Change (Laptop)

How to change the Hard Drive in your laptop
Published by sergiogarcia9
05 Apr 2010
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How to change the Hard Drive in your laptop

information   Information
Ever wanted to change the HDD in your laptop, but dont know how to do that? Follow this easy guide then :)

Note   Note

For this you will need:

NOTE: This has to be a 2.5" Hard Drive and not a 3.5"

* A laptop

* A screwdriver which matches the screws needed to be screwed out to access the HDD

warning   Warning
Remember to shut down your pc, unplug it and remove the battery! (note, i forgot to remove the battery below )

Also press the power button after removing the battery to filter out any charge still in the laptop

1. Turn your laptop over and screw out the screws needed to access the HDD

2. Take out the old HDD from the laptop

3. Place your new HDD in the tray, and push until it sits as it should

4. Put the panel back on and screw it in again

5. Connect all power resources again

6. Turn on the PC

Now you got 2 options;

Option 1: Checking if it is working
At bootup enter your BIOS
From here you should be able to see the newly Installed HDD

Option 2:
Skipping option 1 and going directly to the Install of Windows


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