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Old 01-21-2005, 06:27 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a Dell Inspiron 8200 notebook, and my hard drive burnt out on me. I contacted Dell and they said it would be $200 for a refurbished replacement part! I am not sure what kinds of hard drives would be compatible with my notebook, and I was wondering if anyone could help me out.

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Old 01-21-2005, 06:54 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Just about any miniature hard drive. Find out what harddrive you have now and measure it

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Old 01-21-2005, 06:44 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Any 2.5 inch drive should fit providing the pins (IDE connector pins) on the drive line up with the socket.
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Old 01-28-2005, 10:52 PM   #4 (permalink)
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A laptop hard drive is a laptop hard drive. They have adapters on the pins, but they pull right off. Any 2.5 inch 4500 rpm (or whatever it is) notebook harddrive will work.
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