I am a bit confused about my ENVY dv6 7300 Quad Edition. In the maintanence manual, it says that it does not support SSDs over 160GB. If this is true, then why? I want to upgrade to an SSD, but I will need more space than a measly 160GB. That doesn't even seem to be big enough for the entire OS.
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.)
Hi, You don't need 160GB for any OS on personal computer. One of my laptop has 120GB SanDisk SSD. I use it for Windows 7 Ultimate, Office Plus 2010, Adobe CS5 suite, Nero 10 suite and few other programs and still have 24GB free. Anyway, back to your question: You can use SSD greater (capacity) 160GB. The sweet spot now is 1TB. Regards.Read other 3 answers
My P50 is on the way, and I got it with the 2.5" 256GB SSD. I also have ordered the Mobile Workstation Storage Kit needed to add hard drives. I have gone on sites like Best Buy looking for SSDs, and the drive interfaces they have there are: SATA, Other, Mini-SATA, USB 3.0 and Serial ATA. I'm also confused about the NVMe vs PCIe vs M2. What are the exact specifications of any M2 SSD that will work with the P50? Both in terms of the things above, and also physical size. Also, would this one work?Read other answers
I have an: Aspire 5935G-663G32Bn
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T6600 [2.2GHz, 800MHz FSB]
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
I need to replace: Hynix 2BG 2Rx8 PC3-8500-7-10-F2 [The 2GB RAM stick.]
Details of the RAM:
Technology: DDR3 SDRAM
Form Factor: SO DIMM 204-pin
I need to replace my broken ram stick with a new one.
I want it to be 2GB
I need it to be compatible.
Iv looked all over the internet and i cant find any prices on the ram sticks...
I have been to kingston and they are extreamly expensive... £100 with P&P
I have been to Hynix [The actual producer of the exact ram stick that is broken] and i cant find prices there.
What can i replace my 2GB ram stick with that will work without fault.
What can i replace it with that is compatible?
[A list or ram sticks and a website that i can buy from is preferd.]
Anyone got any ideas?
[if i posted this in wrong section then please move, sorry.]
Hi guys. I want to know if this RAM is compatible with my laptop.http://www.corsair.com/en-in/corsair-memory-8gb-ddr3l-sodimm-memory-cmso8gx3m1c1600c11My laptop is HP 15-r007tx Notebook PC. If anyone can answer me with details i would be very glad. Thanks.Read other answers
I have an older laptop.. it's a Lenovo ThinkPad T41 2379.
I want to put a new HDD in it... since it only has a 40G and I have filled it up.
It's the kind that sits on a little platform thing and slides out when you unscrew the screw. There is NO cable, SATA, ribbon or otherwise. It just looks like an IDE connection that you plug the HDD directly into.
If I were shopping in a store I could find this by looking at it, but I have no idea what it's called and want to order one from newegg.com.
Can anyone tell me what it's called "technically", or provide a newegg link?
Boy I am just not laptop hardware savvy. lol
Thanks in advance.
It would be an IDE laptop drive.
There is probably an adapter on the IDE connection of the drive
to adapt it to the laptop.
The adapter will need to be removed and installed on the new drive.
You dont want to get a drive that is larger than your hardware can handle.
If it can do 40GB,it will probably handle a 120GB drive.
There should be screws in the side of the hard drive carrier you remove
to remove the drive from the carrier.
Compaq Presario CQ42-117TUMircsoft Windows 7(64-bit) Can this laptop support up to 8gb of RAMs?Can this RAM, "Corsair 4GB DDR3L 1600Mhz SODIMM CMSO4GX3M1C1600C11" (4gb x 2) compatible with my laptop?sorry for the bad english, hope to hear from you soon!Read other answers
My old laptop had WinXp and it wasnt working so i sent it in for repair:
they told me it would cost to much for them to repair so my warranty got me a new laptop:
problem is that it has vista, I would personally like to "upgrade" to windows Xp Pro
Xp Pro x64 bit edition
I was wondering with the specs if everything was winXP compatible
XP is compatible with anything that runs Vista. Vista is a lot more demanding, the part that wouldn't be compatible is the drivers. I have a toshiba laptop that came with Vista, and I do want XP on it, but my problem, ther is no driver on XP for the wireless card. So I either give up the wireless card, figure out how to make a driver for it (probably will never happen), or hope they eventually come up with one. The only reason that my driver wouldn't work is that the wireless card is se up differently then most I think so there isn't a driver for it except through Toshiba and they don't support XP for this laptop since I last checked, not too long ago.
The best way to check this is to go to the companies support site and see if the drivers for everything work with XP.
I did just check the website and it doesn't seem like they support XP either, so it can be a hit or miss then. You can try setting up XP as a dual boot (like I did) to test it. You can also call them or write to them and ask them, they may have a better answer than I do. I never used an Asus product before so I don't know too much about them.
XP Pro will be easier than XP 64 since a 64 bit OS has less drivers avalibale (just not as commonly used yet).
Just wondering if I will be able to run Vista 32bit on my Toshiba laptop. You may not need all of this but here are the specs (Satellite A85-S107):
OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 Build 2600
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Manufacturer TOSHIBA
System Model Satellite A85
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 6 Model 13 Stepping 8 GenuineIntel ~1400 Mhz
BIOS Version/Date TOSHIBA V1.10, 6/7/2005
SMBIOS Version 2.31
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.2562 (xpsp.040919-1030)"
Total Physical Memory 768.00 MB
Available Physical Memory 188.21 MB
Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
Page File Space 1.62 GB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys
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I have a laptop w/ this CPU: Intel Core 2 T7200 @ 2.00GHz 1.99 GHz. Socket 775 (mobile)I'd like to upgrade to a better CPU, Any idea what my parameters are? I am not technically savy. Thanks. -John
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Hello everyone, I recieved a new Dell Laptop for Christmas.
I need to buy an inexpensive decent printer for it that will print photo's and make copies.
Does anyone have an opininion as to what type I should buy? Thanking you in advance. Hope everyone had a great Christmas.
OS Name Microsoft® Windows Vista? Home Basic
Version 6.0.6001 Service Pack 1 Build 6001
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Manufacturer Dell Inc.
System Model Inspiron 1501
System Type X86-based PC
Processor Mobile AMD Sempron(tm) Processor 3500+, 1800 Mhz, 1 Core(s), 1 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date Dell Inc. 2.4.0, 4/18/2006
SMBIOS Version 2.4
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "6.0.6001.18000"
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 512 MB
Total Physical Memory 445 MB
Available Physical Memory 90.3 MB
Total Virtual Memory 1.41 GB
Available Virtual Memory 751 MB
Page File Space 1.00 GB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys
Kodak has an ad for the "kodak esp 5" which brags on low TCO (Total Cost of Ownership), ie; cheaper inks
This is an All-in-One printer + Copier device and if I had NOT already purchased the
Canon mp470 (pixma fine) which I love, I would go with the Kodak
^ That is the laptop I have and I want this monitor hoked up to it.
Will I be able to connect them?
This is the monitor.
Product number: F6B14PA##ACJ
Serial number: (removed content)
i am from India. I need to upgrade the RAM for my laptop.I looking for 4gb upgradation of RAM from existing 4gb.I need it while searching in online market.What is the configuration of my laptop RAM.I need help in this issue.Please help me out.
One more issue is that Will there be any problem if there are different volts in two RAMS cards in the provided slots
kp94 wrote:Product number: F6B14PA##ACJSerial number: (removed content) i am from India. I need to upgrade the RAM for my laptop.I looking for 4gb upgradation of RAM from existing 4gb.I need it while searching in online market.What is the configuration of my laptop RAM.I need help in this issue.Please help me out. One more issue is that Will there be any problem if there are different volts in two RAMS cards in the provided slotsDDR3L-1600 (Transfer rates up to 1600 MT/s)Two SODIMM slots supporting dual-channel memory2GB,4GB, and 8 GB SODIMMs * Maximum16GB If you want the upgrade to 8GB to go without issue, then install two identical 4GB Guaranteed compatible memory modules. Do not mix match memory modules in any way unless you don't mind losing time and perhaqps being frustrated by your notebook's blue screens and not booting to Windows. Take a look ayt the following web page at crucial.comhttp://eu.crucial.com/eur/en/compatible-upgrade-for/HP---Compaq/probook-450-g1Read other 2 answers
I am looking at a laptop for a fellow student. He upgraded from 8.1 to 10 shortly after 10 became available. Recently it was running slow and shuts off sometimes. Fan vent was clogged. CPU temp a little too high. First of all there are no drivers for Windows 10 from Toshiba. This laptop is not on their compatibility list.
I was running ccleaner and noticed its taking a long time. I looked at the CPU and Ram usage and CPU is at 7% and RAM at 49%. Then I noticed the speed of the CPU is at 1.2GHz with a Max speed of 2.6GHz. Every now and then it will jump to 2.3GHz for a second or two, then back down to 1.2 or 1.3GHz. Could this have anything to do with the 10 upgrade? Will not having the drivers for 10 create a performance issue? I think the laptop needs to go back to 8.1 but I need input from above my level (very low).
Toshiba Satellite P855-S5102
Intel Core i5-3230M CPU @2.6GHz
4G RAM Single Channel DDR3 @ 798MHz (11-11-11-28)
Ccleaner is still running through Edge. Been doing it for 20 minutes and still at 0% progress which is why I posted.
please help. I recently bought samsung ativ book 9 lite presuming I could play the sims 3 etc on it and it is in fact not able to, I love age of empires and can someone tell me if you think id be able to play it on this laptop? Thanks
AoE 3 is a little old... so go to www.canyourunit.com and then type in the name and search/run the website. It will check your computer, but your video card may be the problem. I see that it comes with Windows 8? If so you may can get away with Windows Compatibilty mode.
Sir,please suggest A COMPATIBLE Battery for HP ENVY M6 1102TX NOTEBOOK LAPTOP. THANK YOU
Hi,Manual: http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03694820Specs: http://support.hp.com/in-en/product/HP-ENVY-m6-Notebook-PC-series/5296045/model/5305648/document/c03...Part No: 671731-001Description: SPS-BATT 6C 62WHr 2.8AH LI MO06062-CLThese are compatible:9-cell, 100-Wh, 3.0-Ah, Li-ion battery : 672412-0016-cell, 62-Wh, 2.8-Ah, Li-ion battery : 671731-001You can go for higher capacity one if you need.Eg.http://www.ebay.com/itm/251075663697?_mwBanner=1http://www.ebay.com/itm/171304221924?_mwBanner=1RegardsVisruthRead other 1 answers
1.80 GHz AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core Mobile Technology TL-56
512 KB + 512 KB L2 Cache
1024 MB (2 x 512 MB)
Up to 4 GB
NVIDIA GeForce 7150M
160 GB (5400 rpm)
LightScribe Super Multi 8X DVD?RW with Double Layer Support
15.4? WXGA High Definition BrightView Widescreen (1280 x 800)
High speed 56K modem
Integrated 10/100 Ethernet LAN
802.11 a/b/g WLAN
Bluetooth wireless networking
Altec Lansing speakers
3D Sound Blaster Pro compatible sound 16 bit integrated
101 key compatible
Touch Pad with On/Off button and dedicated vertical Scroll Up/Down pad, volume control, mute buttons, 2 Quick Launch Buttons
PC Card Slots
One ExpressCard/54 slot (also supports ExpressCard/34)
5-in-1 integrated Digital Media Reader for Secure Digital cards, MultiMedia cards, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, or xD Picture cards3 USB 2.0VGARJ-11RJ-452 stereo headphonesexternal microphoneAC adapterS-Video-outexpansion portExpressCard SlotIEEE 1394aConsumer IR
35.70 cm (L) x 25.70 cm (W) x 4.06 cm (min H) / 4.30 cm (max H)
Integrated fingerprint reader
65 W AC Power Adapter6-cell Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery
What's In The Box
I'd upgrade the memory. But it will work.Read other 7 answers
Hi. I've been using HP laptop (15-n274ca) for almost 2 years. Since couple of my friends have told me that I should change HHD 1TB to SSD instead of buying another laptop, I would like to know if my laptop is competable to use SATA 3 SSD. Also, If you don't mind would you give me a recommandation of SSD brand? Thank you guys a lot! - My Laptop speificiation - Operation : Windows 10 Home 64 bitCPU : Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200U CPU @ 1.60GHzMemories : 16GB ( 8GB Samsung 1600MHz + 8GB 1600MHz)System Broad : 2164 29.40System Bios : F.42Graphic Card 1: Radeon (TM) HD 8670MGracphic Card2 : Intel(R) HD Graphics Family Hard Drive : TOSHIBA MQ01ABD100 - 931.51 GB
Not even an issue. SATA3 will clock back to SATA 2 if needed but your laptop is SATA 3. Best consumer SSD is Samsung 850 Evo but others make very good ones, too. SanDisk, Kingston, etc.Read other 1 answers
I purchased above laptop without OS and installed windows 7 proffession but was not compatible then upgraded to windows 8 which was good but Bluetooth sharing not working. Help kindly. Is there any OS that works well with above laptop ?Read other answers
Hello.I have now 2x(2Gb PC3-10700 667MHz Hyundai Electronics - Hynix DDR3), CPU - Intel Core i5 520M, 2.40GHz, motherboard - Hewlett-Packard 3659, .Want to upgrade.Have two questions:1. Is it true that my laptop can't run with more than 8Gb RAM, if not true - how much RAM can it work with?2. If 8Gb is the limit, what model of RAM modules i can use with my laptop?Thanks
Hi, 8Gb (4+4) is the limit because that is the maximum supported by the processor: http://ark.intel.com/products/47341/Intel-Core-i5-520M-Processor-3M-Cache-2_40-GHz http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c01860375 SODIMM DDR3 1,5V Supports up to 8 GB of system RAM in the following configurations:? 8192-MB total system memory (4096 MB × 2, dual-channel) ? 6144-MB total system memory (2048 MB × 1 + 4096 MB × 1) ? 4096-MB total system memory (2048 × 2, dual-channel) ? 3072-MB total system memory (2048 × 1024) ? 2048-MB total system memory (1024 × 2, dual-channel) ? 2048-MB total system memory (2048 × 1) ? 1024-MB total system memory (1024 × 1)Read other 1 answers
Is my laptop compatible with backlit keyboards? Product Name: HP Pavilion 15-ab203txOperating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)MotherBoardnModel : 80A4 Hi , I am looking to see if i can replace the keyboard on my laptop to a backlit version. Does anyone know for sure if this model of laptop can be upgraded to a backlit keyboard and if you know the part number? Many thanks in advance. Cm Swarnan...
Yes, but see page 23 and forward. There are backlit and non-backlit keyboard options but HP only sells it as part of a whole top cover. Your Service Manual What country do you live in and perhaps we can help you find just the keyboard but installing it in your top cover is not easy and HP provides no instructions. You could source the whole top cover from HP but it is going to be expensive and a bit involved to install. If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it.Read other 1 answers
my laptop have a qualcomm atheros ar9285 but it keep having problems such as sudden turn off wifi or cannot find any wifi signal around even when the wifi router is nearby so i would like to replace it with a different wifi card. But I don't know what cards is compatible for my laptop, so can u guy suggest me some products or show me some ways to know if a wifi card is compatible for my laptop or not. Sorry for my horrible english.Read other answers
i really need to know if there are available drivers for hp compaq nx9110 that are compatible with windows 7? i've tried a couple of things to no avail.
Does HP's/Compaq's website have downloads for Windows 7 or have you tried vista drivers?
Try 7 drivers before vista's
I have a dell laptop latitude d530 w/win 7 pro 32 bit. If I buy a used refurbed identical item, can I remove my existing hd and insert it into the new replacement laptop and boot and function normally? I assume an identical bios. Will there be a signature collision or some type of id mismatch that will prevent this from working properly?
For an IDENTICAL product, you should be fine. I don't see any probs with that.Read other 1 answers
I'm going to the store today to try to find a wireless mouse for my laptop for gaming .. There doesn't seem to be any ports on my laptop compatible with the wireless mouse I currently have ... I have a Logitech wireless mouse..[not sure of exact model].. it does not have a USB signal device .. It has green and pink circular connectors which I used for my desktop comp along with the wireless keyboard ...
I'm thinking maybe I have some kind of Bluetooth in my laptop, and there may be a wireless mouse I can purchase that is compatible with my laptop's Bluetooth? But my question is, how do I find out if my laptop even has this so that I know what to look for at the store?
It's a new laptop .. an HP Entertainment PC with Vista .. So I don't see why it would be impossible to connect a wireless mouse to it ...
Thanks in advance to anyone kind enough to help me out
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Hi guys , I lost my laptop charger and now I need a replacement! I tried to buy 3 universal chargers but nothing, I have a quite low budgetCan someone help me asap please??Thanks
Fau26 wrote:.... I tried to buy 3 universal chargers but nothing, I have a quite low budget ....Hi, You bought 3 of them already. Why not spend that amout to buy a real one ? But we need to know your machine before we can say, please use the following instructions to find out the model/product of your machine: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00033108Regards.Read other 1 answers
My mother attempted to upgrade her laptop to the latest windows version and now it doesn't work. I contacted Microsoft and was told that her system is not compatible with their upgrade. It has a blue screen (not necessarily the blue screen of death) but when I turn it on, it shows: PREPARING AUTOMATIC REPAIR (white scren flashes) DIAGNOZING YOUR PC Blue Screen: AUTOMATIC REPAIR Your PC did not start correctlyPress, RESTART, to restart your PC, which can sometimes fix the problem. You can also press ADVANCED OPTIONS to try other options to repair your PC. RESTART does not fix PC ADVANCED OPTIONS:Continue: Exit and continue to Windows 10. Tried and brings me back to the blue screen. Use a device: Use a USB drive, network connection, or Windows recovery DVD Internal Hard Disk or SSD. Drive: Brings me back to blue screen USB drive: nothing in USB. Selected and message says The selected boot device failed. Press <enter> to Continue. Boot Option Menu: OS BOOT MANAGER OR BOOT FROM EFI FILE. Inexperienced and unsure what to do so I ESC to exit. Recovery from a DVD or USB: No recovery disc. Troubleshoot: Reset your PC or see advanced options. Reset this PC. Lets you choose to keep or remove your files, and then reinstalls Windows. OPTIONS: Keep my files: Removes apps and setting but keeps your personal files.  ... Read moreRead other answers
I'm trying to play minecraft and other games but they don't load or display correctly.
Computer: Sony Vaio VGN-CR31Z
All the drivers I download aren't compatible.
Before Win 8 everything worked fine with Intel Centrino.
But Windows Basic Display Adapter is horrible and the only compatible.
Does anyone have any drivers that would work? Everything I've downloaded is not compatible.
Even the Sony Europe website doesn't have the correct drivers, it just makes my resolution weird.
Also my PC needs a driver with OpenGL.. for MC.
According to my quick Google search, your laptop has the ATi Radeon X2300 graphics card. There are some threads in this forum section about legacy drivers that MIGHT work with this card. You should check them out.Read other 13 answers
Here are my specs:
HP Pavillion G50-104NR Notebook PC
Intel Pentium Dual CPU T3200 @ 2.00GHz
Memory (RAM): 2GB
Windows Vista Home Premium SP1
According to crucial.com - I ran the system scanner
Motherboard Manufacturer: Wistron
Motherboard Model: 360B
CPU Manufacturer: GenuineIntel
CPU Speed: 2000 MHz
Total Memory Slots: 2
Installed Memory: 2 slots: 1 GB, 1 GB
I want x2 2GB memory sticks.. = 4GB ram
but i cannot find what type of ram my laptop is compatible with
ddr, ddr2, or ddr3?
Thanks in advance!
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i want to change my processor. can you help me what are the compatible processor for this laptop Satellite L355-S7905
I think you'll find it very hard to change to processor in most laptops, unless it is a high end gaming laptop.
Hi, Is my HP G62 320 AMD 64bit laptop compatible with 64bit virtualization? Because I'm running Linux Mint 17.3 XFCE 64bit and Virtual Box, I also enabled SVM from bios. Other people are telling me I have to enable other options in bios that do not seem to exist in my bios. I have a 64bit Windows 8 install disc, but Virtual Box is insisting on booting as 32bit and of course Windows 64 is rejecting 32 boot. My bios seems to be very limited in options. Or is there a setting in either Mint or Virtual Box that has to be enabled or disabled? I want to install Windows 8 64 into Linux Mint 17.3 XFCE 64, as virtual.Read other answers
My mother attempted to upgrade her laptop to the latest windows version and now it doesn't work. I contacted Microsoft and was told that her system is not compatible with their upgrade. It has a blue screen (not necessarily the blue screen of death) but when I turn it on, it shows: PREPARING AUTOMATIC REPAIR (white scren flashes) DIAGNOZING YOUR PC Blue Screen: AUTOMATIC REPAIR Your PC did not start correctlyPress, RESTART, to restart your PC, which can sometimes fix the problem. You can also press ADVANCED OPTIONS to try other options to repair your PC. RESTART does not fix PC ADVANCED OPTIONS:Continue: Exit and continue to Windows 10. Tried and brings me back to the blue screen. Use a device: Use a USB drive, network connection, or Windows recovery DVD Internal Hard Disk or SSD. Drive: Brings me back to blue screen USB drive: nothing in USB. Selected and message says The selected boot device failed. Press <enter> to Continue. Boot Option Menu: OS BOOT MANAGER OR BOOT FROM EFI FILE. Inexperienced and unsure what to do so I ESC to exit. Recovery from a DVD or USB: No recovery disc. Troubleshoot: Reset your PC or see advanced options. Reset this PC. Lets you choose to keep or remove your files, and then reinstalls Windows. OPTIONS: Keep my files: Removes apps and setting but keeps your personal files.  ... Read more
DIANAKD Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!I wish I had good news for you -- but I don't ... While Microsoft tells you that there is no risk in the Win10 Upgrade, because they let you believe that you can always revert back to your original OS and setup within 30 days, the ugly fact of the matter is that the Win10 GoBack function has proven to be unreliable -- and when it fails, it can leave machines in a corrupted state -- which doesn't always happen, but it does happen often enough to be a problem and you won't get any warning in advance that it is going to trash your PC!If that is not bad enough, the Win10 Upgrade is know, in some cases, to corrupt the Recovery partition stored there by the OEM that built the original machine. This pretty much guarantees that no HP Recovery is going to work: http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Video-Display-and-Touch/HP-Recovery-Manager-Blocked-After-Windo... At this point, the ONLY way to restore her prior OS is through something known as HP Recovery Media. HP Recovery Media is a set of DVDs and a CD, or USB stick, that will erase the hard drive (removing all data, settings, and applications, reinstall the original OS, drivers, and some HP Utilities. In some cases, you may be able to order a USB stick instead of disks. You have to order these from HP; they can not be downloaded.You can look online for Recovery Media starting with the linked paged: http://support.hp.com/us-en/driversOnce there, input your P... Read moreRead other 1 answers
I have a Toshiba Satellite C660-220 which has a 500GB Toshiba MK5065GSXN HDD, and I am in need of a replacement but don't know which hard drives would make a suitable replacement. I have had good experiences with western digital drives in the past so if possible do they do any compatible hard drives for my laptop? The size of the hard drive doesn't really matter other than being bigger than 100GB. Please help.
You should have no trouble putting any 2.5" drive in place of the old one. As long as both drives are SATA you should be good to go.Read other 4 answers
I'm troubleshooting a laptop for a friend that can't find his charger for a Aspire 5560. I thought I had a spare charger but I don't have a compatible charger that fits this model. My first question is, where can I find a compatible charger that fits this model and charges at 19.5V? Is there an all in one of interchangeable power pack I can purchase? My second question is, can I power the battery another way? thanks!Read other answers
I have a Compaq Presario 1200XL106 laptop with the slimline type 5 GB hard drive (Compaq part #169609-001). I want to replace the hard drive. From ads on ebay I found that at least one of the IBM Travelstar drives (IBM model DARA206000, also 5GB) will work. I'd like to move up to a larger drive. So,
1. Is there a place I can find a cross-reference list that will tell me what drives will be compatible with my computer?
2. What determines whether a drive -- say a Hitachi XXX-XXX -- will be compatible? (I realize size is one factor - it has to be the 9.5mm x 2.5in like mine is; and, of course voltage) But what else must I look at?
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Spoiler (Highlight to read)Hi ..I've lenovo g460 laptop which keyboard is broken.A replacement laptop keyboard for lenovo z460 is available at local market.So, will it be compatible with my lenovo g460..Thanks in advanceHi ..I've lenovo g460 laptop which keyboard is broken.A replacement laptop keyboard for lenovo z460 is available at local market.So, will it be compatible with my lenovo g460..Thanks in advanceRead other answers
The harddrive on my other laptop just died (it's an HP Pavilion ZE4300). This was the first time a harddrive gave up on me, so I was quite shocked by the whole process... never thought it'd happen to me. Fortunately, I periodically back up all my data to an external drive.
Now, because the laptop is otherwise perfectly fine, I just want to replace the drive. I pulled the current one out, and it's a Toshiba harddrive with the number MK4021GAS, .
I googled this info, and I got links to new and used harddrives for sale with the same config (40gb, ATA).
However, I thought I'd shop around and look for something cheaper, and possibly with more capacity. Any thoughts on how I can search for compatible harddrives? E.g., how can I figure out if a certain Maxtor harddrive would work on this laptop.
Also, if you have suggestions on where to buy a replacement HD for a laptop, do list them.
Thanks in advance for your help.
My best advice would be to contact HP.
If you go over what was installed there might be a bios limitation for large drive support.
Basicly it might not see the full drive
I have just purchased a Sony Vaio VGN-FZ140E from a friend which had vista on it. I was initially just going to do a system wipe for him and give it back from him to sell, then he told me he was only looking to get a hundered out of it >> MINE.
This laptop will replace my netbook with the annoyingly slow hyperthreaded 1.6. Only problem is they don't supply Windows 7 drivers, only Vista.. and only 32-bit. I have attached a full specification sheet from Piriform's Speccy, and a device manager screenshot with what I don't think Windows 7 will pick up automatically expanded.
If you still have Vista on it, run the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor
The Win7 installer is mostly driver-complete, with newer arriving quickly via optional Windows Updates. Enable hardware driver auto-updating to assure this: Automatically get recommended drivers and updates for your hardware
Any drivers then missing in Device manager can be found on the Support Downloads webpage for computer model - Vista drivers will work ok - or for the Device itself.
You qualify for Upgrade version with Vista OEM, but I'd wipe the HD to get the cleanest possible install: SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation
If you install to wiped HD, the installer will issue a 100mb System Reserved boot partition which conveniently places the Repair Console (normally only on the DVD or Repair CD) on the F8 Advanced Boot Tools menu. So I would choose Custom Install and then Drive Options to partition as you wish and format: Clean Install Windows 7
Leave the Product key blank during install if you wipe the HD, then afterwards do the quick registry workaround given in this tutorial to allow activation with upgrade version key: Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version
Install updates and then programs slowly over time to gauge performance after each. Don't let any programs write themselves into msconfig>Startup as they slow startup, become freeloaders on your RAM/CPU and can spy on you. I only allow AV and gadgets. Startup Programs - Change
Use a lightweight free AV like MS ... Read more
Please suggest me best Ram(8GB) that is compatible with my laptop. Following is my laptop configuration.
Computer memory and SSD upgrades for Sony VAIO VPCE Series VAIO VPCEB1M0E/WI from Crucial
Crucial makes good RAM and their configurator tool says that any of the RAM at the link above is compatible.
I saw in a post that you can "convert" the 2.5 inch bay into a dual M.2. Is that true? If so, can it be wired to be PCIe? Or does it *have* to be SATA? If so, does it require a cable, a special request, or something?
There are adapters for a 2,5 bay which provide 2xM.2 Slots -so u probably are able to run 4xM.2 drives in the P50. But just 2 of them can be PCIe due to the mainboard layout.Read other 2 answers
SSD's intrigue the hell out of me. i just read this article The SSD Anthology: Understanding SSDs and New Drives from OCZ - AnandTech :: Your Source for Hardware Analysis and News and now im not so sure I want to get one.
i would use it for my OS and programs only, i already have a 1TB drive for data
what are some of the best ssds out today? The intel X-25M sounds nice... but how does it compare to the oCZ vertex 2's and other drives?
have any of the problems from that article been solved now? That article was from march '09
The Intel X25-M's are great drives and the new $120GB for around $240 is a good deal. Aside from those, the Vertex 2's are great and so is just about anything with the new Sandforce controllers.
I think most of the kinks have been worked out now and have experienced no problems whatsoever with my Intel X25 M.