So today my brother destroyed my dad's laptop's screen and I was blamed for his ridiculous anger problems
The laptop is a Dell Inspiron 14z Ultrabook.
I was wondering if anyone could recommend someplace or website to get a new screen because it has a crack in it and nothing will show up on it I would like to know if there are any risks or dangers of replacing it.
I know the laptop itself works just fine because I plugged it up to a different monitor and I was able to use it like normal.
If you need more information I am just fine with telling.
I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.
I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.
You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)
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Is this at all possible? Pretty new at the whole DIY breaking computers open to fix them stuff but i'm learning quick haha.
Here is the toshiba and the screen:
Toshiba Satellite C55Dt-A5231 Laptop
Laptop LCD Screen for Toshiba Satellite C55DT A5231 15 6" WXGA HD | eBay
Here is the replacement screen for the Sony laptop(actually an LG screen):
What would I need to know in order to understand if this would work or not?
Also, here is the laptop w me holding up the screens:
It's not the size of the display screen, these are all fairly identical. It is the connector socket and the rail screw positions that will bite you.
I suggest finding an exact replacement. If you can't find one on eBay then you certainly will at a store like this one:
LAPTOP SCREEN from $34.99, replacement LCD screens. Repair Tablet, Acer, Apple, iPhone, iPad, Samsung, Dell, HP Compaq, Toshiba, IBM Lenovo, Sony, Asus, Gateway.
I have an Acer Aspire AS3810TZ-4806 and have owned it for a good 4-5 years. I've had some LCD issues for a couple years now where the light flickers, have big black spots and FINALLY the screen gave out. it's almost completly dark now. You can faintly see images. After some research on replacement, a compatible Acer LCD on Ebay would run roughly $60. I've concluded that It's either the bulb inside (CCFL??) or the inverter that may have an issue, but I have no way of testing which is broken since I have no spare LCD screen to test or a little tester device.
What I've discovered was my lcd screen's model # was : B133XW01 V2 . After googling this model # and a search on Ebay, I've discovered a Dell Latitude 13 or a couple other Dell brands share this same model, the difference is it says " V1." Im assuming version 1 or something, and the one I have is V2. The connectors look the same. I feel like it might work. What do you think? Below are a couple Ebay links im looking at, Does that "H/W" code matter?
Thanks in advance!
I am a kid so don't tell me to buy stuff or take it apart i just want to fool the laptop for enough time for me to reboot it. also i had it for 6 years don't tell me to buy a new laptop either. Also flashes black then normal. first time had that problem. fan error had that problem for a while never rebooted after i manged to turn it on. Using my friend laptop right now
If you don't want anyone to tell you how to fix the problem, then what are you doing posting here?
Hi there. My baby threw a mug on my HP Laptop screen and it has gone blank since then. Probably broken. I want to ask how or where I can go fix it or replace it in Leeds, United Kingdom or let me know if I can order a replacement online . Thanks.
Help us help you. What model laptop is it? We can certainly find the screen online likely for much less than you fear it will be and youtube has very good instructional videos for replacing just about any laptop screen. On most models it is not too hard to do, with some exceptions. http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c00033108Read other 2 answers
Hi, recently I got a problem with my laptop Screen which needs to be replaced. Please help me out in finding part and model number. Thanks.
KishoreKandula Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!I read your post about needing to replace the screen on your and wanted to help. The screen is part of something known as the Display Assembly.Information on that starts on page 103 of your Maintenance and Service Guide: http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c02842252 If you can find your specific model number, you can use this tool to get a list of parts: HP PartSurfer You can order HP parts from here: The HP Parts Store | HP Computer Parts | HP Printer PartsGood Luck========================================================================I am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor do I represent, HP.---------------------------------------------------------------Please click "Accept As Solution" on the post that solves your issue to help others find the solution.Please click the Thumbs-Up symbol on the left of the Reply button to say thanks fopr my help.========================================================================Read other 1 answers
Hi, I have a gateway solo 2500 laptop (12.1'' tft screen)
The thing stopped working 3 yrs ago. Power on, cd spins, hd spins, fan spins.. nothing after that. Wasn't about to pay gateway $400 to fix it. Recently figured it out.. I just needed to reseat the processor. Problem is that in the last 3 years somewhere the screen got cracked so bad that I can only see a small fraction of it, though external monitor is fine.
So I purchased another Gateway Solo 2500 with a 12.1'' tft screen and I want to swap the screens (the other one I bought is a 266mhz MMX processor whereas mine is a celeron 400) so how do I do that.
Has anyone done this? Are there any things I should watch out for, is it super simple or is this something to leave to the pros?
I'm great with desktops, not so experienced with laptops.
Are the cases identical ? If they are, then you need to start taking the unit apart until you get down to removing the Lid's hinges. There should be a cable that goes from the MOBO to the display. Unplug it and swap lids.
This is based on my experience disassembling my HP laptop to fix the connection cable, which was being pinched by the hinge.
Of course the other possibility is to swap the newer MOBO and drives into the other case's base unit.
My girlfriend just brought her laptop to me and said can you fix this? Looks like she dropped it pretty hard on a corner and the screen is shot, the housing and hinges look good, can anyone offer any adive before i start messing with this laptop. Ive build a dozen or so desktops but have never really messed with laptops. Any advice or help would be greatly aprreciated.
Easy to do
Its not a complicated item to change.. You will need a T-9 Torx driver.. Pull the rubber pads off the Bezel.. (all 5 4 small corner and the one long center top) Then the rest is downhill.. If you need a screen I have one here..
A friend of mine has cracked his screen on his Acer laptop, could anyone give me a step by step instructions on replacing it.
Without the exact model no.
See if you can find it here https://www.laptopscreen.com/English/video/Acer/
Or provide the model number for us and someone will help you look for a guide
My screen developed blinking vertical lines in the beginning to constant now. There is no more blinking, just vertical lines of varying colors.
Is this fixable or will i have to replace my display screen?
I'm looking to purchase an SSD for my laptop as the primary drive.
CPU is: Intel® Core™ i7-4710MQ Processor ( 6MB L3 Cache, 2.50GHz)
The current hard-drive I have is a 1TB (7200 RPM) Western Digital SATA2 Hard-Drive. Will most likely turn this one into the storage drive.
Does anyone have any suggestions?
I'm also thinking of getting another HDD to have a mirror image of what will be on the SSD in case something goes wrong, so any suggestions for a back up HDD will also be appreciated!
ocz and kingston both do well priced 480gb drives
you could do one of two things after installing the SSD, 1) buy a 2.5" 3.5" external dock or a 2.5" enclosure for the hard drive
As for a backup i would let someone else here have a hand in this!
Personally i would buy a Network Attached Storage (NAS) something like a WD cloud drive and do a clean install of the OS on the SSD
Good Evening All,
Right now I'm working with the very patient Kevin on alleviating my laptop of some Malware. Once my Dell Latitude D510 is operational, I'm going to pass along to one of my nephews who's off to college soon.
So, with what should I replace it? Here's some of the basics about me and my computing needs:
I'm an English professor at a community college. I'm tenure-track, meaning I teach at least five classes a semester (with 30 students each). I also sit on six different committees. So, I'm juggling a ton of MS Word documents.
I also have to utilize assorted education-based platforms like Blackboard, Banner, Smart Start, etc. So, I'm online all the time.
I'm not a gamer. But I stream a lot of movies. I'd like to get something as portable as a laptop but is replacing a laptop that replaced a desktop. I also require a large screen and keypad (I'm 6'2 and can grow easily sore from hunching over something that's too small).
Don't forget: I am an educator, so I ain't got a whole lot to spend. If I had the money, I'd not be typing this right now--I'd be at the nearest Apple Store, buying their biggest and coolest. But, drats, I can't afford to do that at this time.
I've had only wonderful experiences on this site, and would very much appreciate any and all suggestions.
Based on all the various uses (ie: applications), screen requirement, and keyboard, I'd say get another laptop. Your only major requirement (for a laptop anyway) is the screen, so concentrate on getting a model with the largest screen in your price range. The specs don't really matter as the new hardware will be much faster than the old Dell.
So i have a laptop that is aging. I was thinking about taking the DVD drive out and putting a new hard drive in.
I removed the DVD to check it out. I don't recognize the connector. Heres a picture. is this standard, what it called?
Is there any reason my plan wont work?
Your plan won't work. Get a USB drive.
Hello, I would like to know if I can replace my CPU in my laptop. I have a HP 2000 Notebook PC. Thanks,James Sisk
Hi, The following link shows its specs: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03905124 and here is some information on this processor: TypeCPU / MicroprocessorMarket segmentMobileFamilyAMD E-SeriesModel numberE-300CPU part numberEME300GBB22GV is an OEM/tray microprocessorFrequency1300 MHzClock multiplier6.5Package413-ball lidless micro-BGA (FT1)SocketBGA413Size0.75" x 0.75" / 1.9cm x 1.9cm Looks like you can't upgrade the CPU because those BGA of processors normally are soldered to the motherboard. Regards.Read other 9 answers
Can I order a replacement laptop without a hard drive and drop my existing drive into it? I have a windows 10 Pavilion g6 product number A6Y43UA#ABA. Is it possible, and how much would it cost?
Hi,Few things:1. All consumer laptops in market come with an internal storage (HDD/SSD/eMMC).2. You can't transfer OEM Windows licence from one laptop to another machine. So in effect you cannot boot to previous Windows 10 in a new laptop taking out HDD from another machine.3. You can use G6 HDD as storage drive in new laptop if it support dual hard drive configuration and dimensions/form factor of HDD matches.RegardsVisruthRead other 1 answers
My laptop is decent and all but playing games is a bit hard sometimes. I have to play all of my games on minimum settings. I would like to know if i can replace certain components on my laptop and which components i can replace.
Hi,like most portable consumer computers, cpu is usually soldered to the motherboard.Sorry, you can't upgrade the CPU.Maybe you can replace the RAM and the hard drive. The rest of the components is usually not upgradable.Read other 1 answers
I didn't say they were cheap, only cheaper than a new laptop! Click to expand...
How about replacing the top of a laptop, I mean the screen?
Friend of mine had his dropped to the ground and then got stepped on or something, seems to boot OK, but no visuals.
The LCD looks like an automobile accident.
I know, how off topic is this getting?
try ebay i see them all over not to expensive either.
I realize this is a very vague question with no definitive answer, but hope to get some info to make a decision.
Yesterday, my Vista 32 bit laptop monitor suddenly turned bright white. When I reboot, it goes immediately to white. However, when I lean the monitor forward to about a 30º angle, the screen becomes visible. I looked online and found that it was probably a loose video connection. My husband and I took it apart and disconnected everything in the monitor. We found several minute spots on the fine wires where we could see specks of silver. We used electrical tape and covered them and put everything back together. No change. I now have an external monitor hooked up to it, but that makes having a laptop rather useless.
My question is, am I looking at a very costly repair, or do I need to just replace the laptop. It was a cheap laptop Presario CQ50-209WM, but does everything I need which is mainly a little emailing and reading recipes. Nothing that requires much speed.
Any suggestions will be much appreciated.
With the low prices of laptops today I would be buying a new one for sure. An example of one that would fit your needs to a T.
I get a one-LED blink on the Caps Lock key when I start the machine, and it does not boot. HP docs say this indicates faulty processor (Intel I7-2670QM). Two questions:1. Can I replace just the CPU, or do I need to replace the entire board?2. Are there any other I7 processors that are compatible with the baord in this machine? Thanks in advance for any help...Read other answers
I have an HP laptop and I just saw that the fan on the bottom was not spinning at all. My pc keeps shutting off because it gets to hot. Can anyone give me instructions on how to replace it and ehat fan I need to get for it. Also could there be another reason for it not working? If you need more info please ask, I need this fixed ASAP. Thanks to all.
What is the model number of the HP laptop in question?
I currently have a Toshiba Satellite L300 laptop, but it is about 4 years old now, and I fancy something new. I have a budget of £400 - Can anyone please recommend the best laptop for the price (all round ability). I hope this isn't too much of a broad question!
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How do I replace the screen?
Hello, Hope you hav the replacement Screen with you.If not, then below is the list of display assembly, please check the right one and buy the same : Display assembly39.6-cm (15.6-in) High Definition (HD), light-emitting diode (LED) display assembly for use in:? HP G62 computer biscotti computer models 595185-001? HP G62 computer biscotti computer models with webcam 595186-001? HP G62 silver computer models (for model 1.0 only) 605141-001? HP G62 silver computer models with webcam (for model 1.0 only) 605142-001? HP G62 matte black computer models (for model 1.0 only) 608109-001? HP G62 matte black computer models with webcam (for model 1.0 only) 608110-001? HP G62 charcoal computer models (for models 1.1 and 1.2 only) 615583-001? HP G62 charcoal computer models with webcam (for models 1.1 and 1.2 only) 615584-001? HP G62 imperial blue computer models (for models 1.1 and 1.2 only) 622562-001? HP G62 imperial blue computer models with webcam (for models 1.1 and 1.2 only) 622563-001 Here is the video which will help you replace : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IePdjRTMQzs Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP EmployeeRead other 1 answers
My laptop's LCD screen is broken and I can only find and LED replacement.will it give any problems since the laptop came with an LCD screen. Thanks. I need to fix it really fast to continue studying in school.
@ReneXoese? Sorry but that is definitely NO. Backlit power on an LED comes from the cable. Backlit power on an LCD comes from an inverter card. It would never work. Sorry, REORead other 1 answers
My girlfriend recently dropped her laptop while the dvd tray was out which bent it and it won't open now. Is it possible to change the DVD-Drive on a Toshiba Satellite L305D-S5874. If so where I can purchase the part from so I don't have to pay the heinous repair costs. I have done a lot of work with desktop computers and some with laptops I just don't know where to locate this info.
Thanks to anyone who can help.
Yes. There are several available on eBay... Most of the drives are of equal quality and work well, but you may have to change the peripheral hardware to fit... If handy with small tools and logic, you can do it yourself... otherwise find a talented tech friend.
You should totally remove the optical drive and partially disassemble the Toshiba to make sure nothing else is damaged that will make repairs difficult.
Any impact damage great enough to bend parts in an optical drive, could have done other very severe damage.
My laptop has 1 TB on HDD and 32 GB on SSD cache. I would like to upgrade my 1 TB HDD by a 240 GB SDD, but as my laptop already have 32 GB SSD cache, I don't know if it is possible.
Yes but if you do you should remove the 32 gig cache disk as it will no longer serve any purpose. Also, reinstallation of the operating system may require a RAID driver to be loaded during installation. Post back if you want more specific help.Read other 1 answers
I have a hp laptop pavilion which has a fairly fast chip amd turlon 64, but has wd 1600 beve hard drive,
can I replace that with a SSD..the unit is about 7 years old
Take the hard drive out. Does it have an adapter on the end ? Will the adapter go an the ssd ?
These are things you have to check out.
If your hard drive is sata and no type of adapter, you should have no problems.
Have a Dell E1505 thats about 3 or 4 years old and the battery hasn't held a charge right in a long time, ...as expected.
What I see on-line are so many offers with prices varying from $79.00 for a 7800 mAh 87wHr @ Laptop battery depot to what Dell has 9-cell 85wHr for $155.99.
So the real problem is where is the best honorable place to buy a bat. at a reasonable price. The Dell cost is NO Option, ...way too much, but I'm leery of getting what is a slightly better/longer lasting (according to their specs) that is 75 dollars cheaper. Cheaper b/c laptop manufactures mark their batteries up so much, or are they crap???
Can those who have replaced there battery post with there place of purchase, was it reasonably priced, and is it just as good if not better than laptop factory stamped batteries?
I just have no idea where to buy or who to trust.
Amazon.com: 6 cells Replacement Battery for HP Compaq Business Notebook 6720s 6720s/CT 6730s/CT battery for HSTNN-IB62 451085-141 451086-121 451086-161 W/ USB2.0 Extend Cable: Electronics: Reviews, Prices & more
Check here and type in your make and model!!
I have about 13 keys missing from my laptop, complaments of my 1 year old niece. They have little pieces missing so I can not pop them back on. I looked on e-bay and I can replace the keyboard for cheap. But I live in a small town with only one computer shop who said they would charge 100 dollars which seems expensive for something that seems so simple.
I was wondering if anyone could tell me how to replace the keyboard. Or should I pay the hundred dollars and have the computer store do it?
I have a Acer Aspire 4520
Nice video re disassembly of a 5562: http://www.itsmynet.info/video/pPdw-pkS88k
A Service manual download apparently exists here in rar format - http://www.zimbio.com/Laptop+Reviews/articles/1235/Acer+Aspire+4520+Service+Manual - I would download to a desktop folder you make and virus scan throroughly before unpacking.
My laptop "N" key has popped off, all pieces are there I think.
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How easy is it to put customer files currently on 702X laptop running windows 7 onto a new dell computer still being considered. Hardware warranty run out after 4 years. No explanation of running out of hardware warranty a year ago! (had renewed for 12 months a year ago. Any problems with internet onto new computer (internet explorer) or ay recommendations please
Files such as *.doc, *.xls, etc it is simply a matter of copying.
If you are talking about programs such as Word, Excel, etc., those need to be re-installed.
I want to replace my 5 year old HD, and would like to do it with an SSD. I know the old HD is SATA, so my guess is that as long as the form factor is the same and capacity is equal or greater, this should be easy, but I wanted to check here to be sure. Do any of you know if there are any "gotcha's" I need to look for? Is there a cross reference guide anywhere that would line up an "engineering equivalent" HD to SSD match to be sure it will work? The old Satellite is a L675D. Thanks,
What's the complete model number of that Toshiba Satellite L675D series laptop?
A dash and additional characters after L675D comprises the complete model number.
That series laptop appears to come with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
Once you've replaced the hard drive, do you have the Windows disc so you can install the operating system in it?
My old IBM thinkpad 390 no longer sees the cd drive in config or in windows. When I push the eject button nothing happens. I have be building desk tops PCs for years, I have never opened a laptop. How do i get to the cd drive to replace it?
I don't know your specific model, but it's been my experience that most laptop CD's and floppy drives are held in place by a screw(s) on the bottom of the laptop. After removal, the drive may slide out without incident.
I have a US Toshiba Satellite A505 laptop, which obviously has a US keyboard. I'm from the UK, and so am used to the UK keyboard layout, and just discovered that UK replacement keyboards are pretty cheap (not that I need to look at the keys as I type anyway, it would just be nice to have the proper keyboard).
Is it physically possible to change a US keyboard to a UK keyboard? The size of some keys are different (our Enter key is 2 lines high for example, and our Shift key's shorter). I'm not sure if the connectors underneath the keys are specific to the US layout or if the connectors underneath can apply to both a British and American keyboard layout? (or if the connectors come as part of the keyboard part itself?).
Sample keyboard image at: http://www.laptopsparesshop.co.uk/t...05-p505d-a505-uk-keyboard-new-black-877-p.asp
Hi! Does anyone know how I can find out what model replacement keyboard I would need for my laptop? Thank you in advance!Edit: Moved topic from Am I infected? What do I do? to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal
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I have an HP laptop that appears to have fans that aren't working properly. I used speedfan to check the temp of my computer because we thought that could be the cause of the blue screen of death I kept getting. It showed all the comp temps to be at 102C and the fans at 0rpms.
Can I take the fans out and check them? There are screws around the fan casing, but is that something that is easy enough to do? If they aren't working right- how easy is it to replace them myself? It'll be just as expensive to send the laptop to HP with shipping, insurance as well as the time without the computer as it would be to go to compusa or something and buy two new fans. Could I do it myself, or should I have the local comp shop do it for me?
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Hello. I've been trying to repair my mother's PC. She has a 2011 HP Pavillion g6 series PC. For over a month, every time she starts/restarts the computer, it is telling her she has Windows Updates to install and the PC needs to be restarted. Once in a while even when the laptop is closed, you hear the startup jingle on its own, which means, I assume, the PC restarted on its own I've been doing driver updates in addition to this, and it turns out on the HP website there was a problem with cords that have a label LS15. Surely enough, the cord for this laptop had that label, so I got a free replacement Upon doing other checks including a battery check, it turns out this battery is very poor (I was able to tell that when I unplugged it at 100%, went to 66% in about 5 minutes, restarted the PC once, restarted it AGain, and then it died) Anyway, I just went to HP's page and I cannot find any battery replacement for this model PC. I was however able to find it on another web page - http://www.laptopbatteryhq.com/hp-pavilion-g6-1a50us-laptop-battery.html?utm_source=bing&utm_medium=... Even if I replace the battery, I don't think that will solve the issue with Windows UPdates re-appearing What are all of your suggestions? Buy a new laptop (can' really afford that though at this time). Replace the battery? And any idea on how to fix this Microsoft problem? THank you all
If she ever runs the laptop on battery alone by all means replace it. On the other hand if she always keeps the laptop plugged in there is really no need to replace it. You can even run a laptop with battery completely removed-though this can be a problem in the event the laptop is accidentally removed from power. Even a weak battery can give enough time to reinsert the power cord. As for the Windows Update issue, I have seen several posts recently about Windows 7 update problems and some express the opinion that it has happened since the free update to Windows 10 expired and may be part of the push to get everyone to move to 10.You might try the Windows Update troubleshooter at Microsoft to see if it offers any help.https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/971058Read other 1 answers
Hi. I am following your directions for replacing my keyboard on a HP pavilion DM4 1160us. Cannot remove keyboard at tabs. Any help would be much appreciated
Welcome to TSG.
I've fixed the text in your post to the default size, you had made it gigantic for some reason.
I think you may have confused with another site. We don't have directions for changing keyboards in laptop unless you are referring to a specific thread where someone posted something in which case you need to provide a link to that thread for reference.
I did find a video for a similar model on YouTube that may help you get the keyboard off: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v03EpyGy_1s
He also removes several other parts but you can obviously skip those things.
And here's a link to the HP Maintenance guide: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/manualCategory?cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en&product=4308941&
My Toshiba Satellite M20-S257 hard drive squealed to a halt. It's shot. Mechanically, it's easy enough to replace. It is the original HD: 30GB Ultra ATA/66 (ATA-5) 4200 rpm 9.5 mm; Disk Drive HDD 2181 MK3021GAS.
Are there constraints in purchasing a new HD? For example, can I upgrade the storage space and the rpm? Do I stay with ATA-5? Any recommendations on HD brand?
I currently have 512mb RAM which can be upgraded to 1gb. The laptop runs at 1.3ghz.
Finally, will I be able to reboot the machine with my backup copy of XP Pro service pack 2? Thanks.
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hey i was wondering if i can replace my laptop keyboard to a new backlit keyboard?? if so can u give me a link of a replacement keyboard for my laptop but what i want is a backlit keyboard so yeah
Yes there is an optional backlit keyboard but the part available is the entire top cover: Keyboard/top cover with backlight: For use in the United States (with backlight) 806757-001 http://partsurfer.hp.com/Search.aspx?type=PROD&SearchText=K9E12AAR If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it.Read other 1 answers
I thought it would be straight forward but i dont want to buy the wrong thing.
I have taken the faulty seagate ST94019A 2.5" hd out of the laptop, looked on ebuyer and found a couple that seem compatible but some say ATA-100 and some say IDE.
Im not sure if there different or the same, and also not sure about physical size.
Can anyone advise please?
Based on the model number you provided (seagate ST94019A), this is a 40Gig ATA drive.
Match the replacement interface to be ATA aswell and perhaps consider a larger capacity while you're at it - good time to move up in capacity since you'll have to install the Operating System (i take it it's windows)