Re: Some Advice A Laptop With A Dead LCD Backlight
If the 220Gb drive you have is 2.5" not 3.5" then all you need to do is undo a panel on the bottom of the laptop and swap the drives over.
If you've got copies of both XP and 7, I'd actually use XP simply because there's probably more driver support for that OS on such an old machine.
If you want you can take the LCD screen off, yes. You'll probably need to remove the laptop keyboard and front bezel/panel to get to the screws that hold the screen on.
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