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Old 03-03-2005, 02:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My IBM thinkpad harddrive is acting up, and I need to replace it. Can I get any old 2.5 in laptop drive, or will it have to be the exact model?


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Old 03-06-2005, 01:15 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Erm.....i suggest dumping the thinkpad and gettin a fujistu

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Old 03-06-2005, 11:12 AM   #3 (permalink)
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You should be able to but first find out what the maximum size of hard drive your laptop will recognise is, so you don't but a drive thats too big.
Also, make sure your old drive doesn't have a hidden system partition on it, if it does you will need to recreate this on the new drive. IBM should provide a utility on their website for doing this.
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