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Old 04-13-2008, 01:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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is it hard to install a new hard drive the one i have at the minute is only like 50gb and i want to buy a 500gb one think my laptop can handle it? is it worth it??
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Hello,

Sure, should be pretty straight forward.
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It would work, but you might have to reinstall Vista.
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yeah thanks i thought i might have to reinstall it are hard to connect into the laptop r is it pretty straight forward?
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Yes it is.
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so think that would fit into my dell https://www.komplett.ie/k/ki.aspx?sku=327715
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huh?why not u know any kind i can get to fit? thanks
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It should very easy to install a new harddrive in a laptop, you usually can open a port on the bottom to access it. Just make sure you get a SATA notebook harddrive, so it will actually fit in your computer. I don't think notebook drives are up to 500GB yet, at least not very affordably.

The drives here ought to be compatible with your machine:
Newegg.com - Notebook SATA 3.0 HDD
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great thanks a million do u think this one would fit it mt laptop?
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