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I would like to know if my laptop is compatible to use SATA ...

Q: I would like to know if my laptop is compatible to use SATA ...

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

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Preferred Solution: I would like to know if my laptop is compatible to use SATA ...

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A: I would like to know if my laptop is compatible to use SATA ...

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.

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topic i got a sata 2 hd and a sata drive and some one told me the cables for sata 2 will work on my sata so i ordred 2 uv green sata 2 cables 10 inch.thanks in advanced for the help.
 

A:Sata 2 cables compatible with sata?

I don't see any problems, they are the same connectors....
 

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Hello,

I am thinking of purchasing a new HDD that is SATA 3G. My motherboard is about a year and a half old, and does not specify whether or not it can support 3G. I was just wondering if 3G is i guess backwards compatible? or if it is even worth getting a 3G drive if my MOBO doesn't support 3G.

Thanks.
 

A:Solved: SATA 3G Compatible with SATA I or II?

http://www.asisupport.com/ts_sata300_article.htm
 

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Hello,

I'm thinking about purchasing a new motherboard & processor to upgrade my old Dell stuff. this is the motherboard: Newegg.com - MSI H67MA-E35 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel H67 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

Is this compatible with a regular ole SATA hard drive? I notice it says SATA 6b/s. will i haev to buy a new hd and dvd drive or what?

thanks

A:Sata 6gb/s compatible with my HD?

Hello Arv3n,

No, you will not need to buy a new HDD. Any SATA HDD is compatible with the SATA 6 Gb/s port on the motherboard. That motherboard has 4 SATA 3 Gb/s ports and 2 SATA 6 Gb/s ports on it.

The link below can help give you some more details about these two though if you like.

SATA revision 2.0 (SATA 3 Gbit/s) VS SATA revision 3.0 (SATA 6 Gbit/s)

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Hello,

I have an XPS 14z i7-2640M laptop. I wish to install an m-sata SSD drive on it - does my model have a port for one? (And just making sure - it's m-sata, not m-2, right?)

A:Is my XPS 14z compatible with m-sata?

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
Kindly private message the service tag so that we can check the system model and update you on the same.
Thanks
Robin

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Are SATA II drives compatible to put in my laptop with a SATA I connection? The drive I want is SATA II, and 2.5".

A:SATA II backwards compatible?

Yes, but you'll be limited to SATA I speed.

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Have any Forum members experienced problems when connecting SATA II (300Mbps) to systems that were designed for SATA I (150Mbps).

One technical paper states : ".......some systems that do not support SATA speed autonegotiation may require that the drive's speed is manually limited to 150 MB/s with the use of a jumper ....."

Anyone needed to do this?
 

A:Solved: Is SATA II backwards compatible?

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I prep a 1tb, 1.5 tb or 2 tb sata drive on Windows 7 Ultimate System A and put it in Windows 7 Ultimate System B and am asked to format it (It was prepped and had a couple of files on it). I take the same drives and prep them on System B, put them on System a and am asked to format them. Both systems are Intel MB's with SATA docks. Both systems CMOS SAta setting are AHCI. Can anyone explain how this is happening and how I can correct it. I use these drive to move data bwetween these system, or that was the plan anyway.

A:Prepped sata drives not compatible

Hello nerof and welcome to TSF,

What are you doing to "Prep" the drives?

Are you using the "Safely eject hardware" eject button before removing the drives?

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mine motherboard is gigabyte P55-US3L
intel H55/rev 2.1

A:usb and sata 3.0 pci card compatible with old motherboard?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by game01


mine motherboard is gigabyte P55-US3L
intel H55/rev 2.1


You mean a PCIe card for USB3?? yes it should work with no problems

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I found my 2005 vintage Socket A mobo supports SATA-1 drives. There is one SATA connection on the mobo and my Antec 350 watt power supply has a SATA power connector.

Prices for SATA-1 drives are outrageous, but prices for SATA-3 drives are much more reasonable. Will a SATA-3 drive work on a SATA-1 interface? I assume it's slower and I can accept that, but not working at all would be a bummer.

The BIOS will let me set HDD and boot priorities, so there shouldn't be a huge problem there.

Are SATA-1 cable ends different than SATA-3 cable ends? I ask that because I would buy a retail drive kit with cables included if they would work, otherwise an OEM (bare) drive would do the job with separate cables. (I found the SATA cables that came with the mobo.)

Do SATA drives generate a lot of heat? My drive cage already has 2 IDE drives, so I would need to install the SATA drive somewhere else in my case. Do the 5.25" drive bays at the top of the case get enough air circulation to make them safe for installing a hard drive?

Do SATA drives use the master/slave jumpers similar to IDE drives?

Am I better off using an ESATA/USB external drive if the SATA drive is too power hungry?

Antec 350 watt power supply
Antec Solution Series SLK2650 case
Chaintech 7NJL6 mobo
2 GB PC3200 DDR RAM (2 x 1024)
AMD Sempron 2500+
WD 160 GB IDE
WD 200 GB IDE
LG DVD-RW Lightscribe burner
3.5" diskette drive
120 mm case fan
80 mm case fan

Thanks.
 

A:Are SATA-3 drives backward compatible?

I've been doing a little research on this topic recently as well since my Asus A7V880 MB only has SATA 1 connections too.

From what I've found, most of the HD manufacturers use some sort of proprietory software to set their HDDs to SATA 1.5Gb/s mode. This seems to require you first installing the HD in a system that supports SATA 3gb/s so you can get access to the drive.

Western Digital is the only one (from what I can tell) that still uses jumpers on the back to switch SATA modes.

So to save yourself some installation trouble, you may want to be shopping for a WD HDD.

The heat generated depends more on the rotation speed. 7200rpm drive will produce more heat than a 5400rpm. SATA is just the connection to the MB.
Yes, you can put the HD in one of the 5.25 bays but you'll need an adapter frame since the HD will be 3.5".

There's no space left on your 3.5" drive cage? They can usually handle 3 or 4 HDs.
 

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HIi
I have Win XP and Ubuntu 9.04 installed on my laptop. Eiarlier I had just Win XP and it used to work fine I think on SATA Enhanced mode. Now, I installed Ubnuntu and within a few days Win XP crashed. BSOD. When I checked it was in SATA Enhanced mode and couldnt boot up from there. I had to change to Compatible mode to boot into Win. Can anyone explain why is this happening only after i installed linux?
Also in the BIOS it keeps changing to SATA Enhanced mode every now and then and i have to change it back to Compatible mode to keep working. Linux working great as usual.
Thanx
Vedant
 

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Im upgrading my hardware,so I'm wondering if it's a good idea to buy a WD HDD 640GB SATA III,and connect it to my mobo.

My mobo is Asus M2N,it has SATA connectors,and I have connected one WD SATA II HDD,it works just fine.

I'd like to know if this mobo supports SATA III HDDs.My priority at the moment is not full speed and advantages of SATA III HDDs,but the question if I could use it on this mobo.It's ok if my mobo downgrades HDD's capablities,cause I'm planning to replace the mobo in the next few months.

Have'nt found any topic that's dealing with this kind of issue,so if I'm wrong,I'd appreciate a link that describes the issue.

Looking forward to any response,thx.

Mario

A:WD SATA III 640GB HDD compatible with Asus M2N

TBH, Im not sure SATA 3 is really woth it for a mechanical HD.

I mean, they can not operate fast enough to saturate SATA 2, much less SATA 3.


Even a great number of SSDs, which are leaps and bounds faster, aren't really saturating SATA2. Although they are starting to now.

Perhaps others with more knowledge on the subject can provide insight of the advantages though.



From the specs I looked at, it doesnt appear it has SATA 3 ports. You may find out for sure in the owners manual though.

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Hi all I have a quick and simple question. Will Samsung SSD 250GB 850 EVO M.2 SATA 2280 fit HP ProBook 470 G3 (P4P70EA)?  Thank you for your time!

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I have an Envy desktop PC 750-250na and want to extend the storage space, which means replacement the current HDD. Can I use a SATA III drive?

A:Is a SATA III drive compatible with Envy 750-250na?

Hi: Yes, you can. Isn't the current hard drive HP installed in that model SATA III? I would hope so!

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Hi all I have a quick and simple question. Will Samsung SSD 250GB 850 EVO M.2 SATA 2280 fit HP ProBook 470 G3 (P4P70EA)?  Thank you for your time!

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Hi All,

I'm New here so apologize if done wrong or info overload?

I Have A TOSHIBA QOSMIO X770-11C (notebook),

OS=MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1,
CPU=Intel Core i7 2720QM @ 2.20GHz,Sandy Bridge 32nm Technology
(RAM)=8.00 GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 665MHz (9-9-9-24),
MOBO=Manufacturer:TOSHIBA PGRAA (CPU 1),Southbridge Model:HM65,Southbridge Revision:B2,
BIOS=Brand:TOSHIBA,Version:1.70,Date:02/10/2012,
GRAPHICS=173HT02-T01 ([email protected]), 1535MB GeForce GTX 560M (Toshiba),
SSD=250GB M4-CT256M4SSD2 (SATA-SSD),
HDD=488GB TOSHIBA TOSHIBA MK5061GSYN (SATA), WOW that was copied from "SPECCY" (summary)!!!

PLEASE as ive just installed a "CRUCIAL M4256GB SSD 6Gb/s" I'm aware that they are compatible with the "Reverse" 3Gb/s (SATA INTERFACE)

IS there any way I CAN CHANGE this to be used in the 6Gb/s (SATA INTERFACE) ???

IF so please HELP ME!
Many Thanks in Advance for any Helpful Answers/comments.

A:Is Qosmio X770-11C compatible with SATA 6Gb/s SSD interface?

Hi

The notebook seems to support the Intel HM65 chipset:
http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/chipsets/value-chipsets/mobile-chipset-hm65.html

According to the Intel specification page, the chipset provides up to 6 SATA ports at 3 Gb/s with up to 2 ports supporting 6 Gb/s transfer rates. Also the CPU should support the SATA III but I?m not quite sure about the BIOS support?

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Hello, I know this is my fault but I was looking for a way to fix my hard disk (it constantly increases the CRC error count)but anyway it made me have another issue. now I can't get back to Enhanced mode because whenever I try to change back to Enhanced mode ,it makes windows to raise BSOD with inaccessible_boot_device error, I tried to find any solution but I couldn't. now I am stuck with Compatible mode so I want to get back to Enhanced mode. I want to know how shall I fix this issue, I guess changing some registry keys will do the work but I dunno which key has to be changed.

I have Windows 8.1 x64bit edition and Foxconn G41mx-k motherboard and hitachi 256GB hard disk.

I did this method
Changing IDE to AHCI caused no boot

but it didn't work, still I get BSOD whenever I boot windows on enhanced mode. but I did install windows while it's on enhanced mode but later I changed to compatible and then when i try to get back to enhanced mode I get this issue.

A:Changing SATA to Compatible from Enhanced makes OS nt boot

Do you have IRST drivers loaded ? Also AHCI may not be compatible with that HDD, what do you need AHCI for ? there's no advantage with HDDs at all.

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Hello! I have a SATA dvd writer (Liteon iHAS524-32) that I would like to use as an external unit by connecting it to a SATA-USB adapter. Problem is that I keep reading that such adapters may give various errors when the optical drive is trying to write. Apparently, the JMicron chips inside these adapters is to blame, but it seems that in some cases it works OK and in some other it doesn't (?!) I couldn't find out more. Also, all the adaptors about whose chip I could find something use a JMicron, all of them.

The main candidates atm are (considering also the local availablilty):
1. Digitus DA 70-148-1 digitus.info/en/products/accessories/?c=1209&p=3534 . Main positive argument: I have seen one working ok with my dvd writer (wrote 2 DVDs without problems). Cons: I know it uses a JMicron chip and some users have commented it worked OK as well but others complained about optical drive problems (see user reviews on amazon.de); only HDDs are mentioned in the manual and datasheet.
2. Manhattan 179195 manhattan-products.com/en-US/products/8847-hi-speed-usb-2-0-to-sata-ide-adapter . Main positive argument: the old version that you can see in the picture on the box in the above link as well as here: conectica.ro/display/1-63-15480-Adaptoare/Adaptor_portabil_USB_2.0_-_SATA_IDE_Manhattan.html was specified to work with optical drives as well. Maybe I could still find the old version on stock, but I kind of doubt it. Also, it has lifetime warranty.The new version, h... Read more

A:Please suggest a SATA-USB adapter compatible with optical drives

Nobody knows?
 

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I recently checked in the HP website is possible to upgrade hard drives. I would like to change my HP mini 1104 laptop for 1TB hard drive because the original one is practically full and I believe this is the best option. I tried to contact HP store parts sellers and they mention I need to check if the conexion is SATA or IDE. I have not idea and I am not intending to open the laptop as yet. I also tried HP store email and somebody wrote me this: HP Mini 1104 (ENERGY STAR) (A7K66UT), the PC supports the following hard drives: 320 GB, 5400 rpm, 9.5 and 7.0 mm 250 GB, 5400 rpm, 9.5 and 7.0mm                                                                                                                This have confused me because I saw in amazon they have 1TB for my model and the photo says it is SATATSM 2.5 LAPTOP HARD DISK DRIVE FOR HP MINI 110-1000 110-1100 110-1200 110-3000 110-3100 210-1000 1104 1tbI have therefore 2 q... Read more

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Greetings.
I'm looking to upgrade / replace the original hard drive in my Studio XPS 1640.  I have decided on a 1TB Samsung SSD 850 Evo, but - without opening up my laptop an extra time - I don't know which format is compatible:  the 2.5" SATA III or the mSATA?  I'll greatly appreciate if someone can tell me which of these SSDs will work with my laptop.

A:What type of SSD (2.5" SATA III or mSATA) is compatible with my Studio XPS 1640?

You need a 2.5" SATA drive -- there is no support for card-type mSATA or PCIe drives in this system.
The SATA controller is 3G, so you'll not see the full performance of a 6G SATA drive -- you'll get only half of what the drive can sustain -- but a SATA SSD will work with the system.
The system is designed for a 9.5 mm hard drive - you will need a spacer to mount a 7 mm SSD (some drives from Samsung and Crucial include these;  if yours doesn't they're just a couple of dollars).

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can anyone tell me if an asrock k8vm800 supports sata hard drives?
 

A:asrock k8vm800 motherboard compatible with sata hard drives?

yes it does. it has two SATA150 headers

but I thought you are going to upgrade that board.. have you changed your mind?
 

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I want to transfer data from my hard drive in my laptop (Lenovo Y480) to a hard drive in my desktop. the cables for the sata adapter do not fit the hard drive from the laptop. Is there a different form for a 2.5 hard drive and a 3.5 hard drive?
 

A:sata to usb adapter cable dosen't fit sata hard drive in laptop?

Does the drive have an adapter need to remove to expose the SATA conenctors? I don;t see anything about the Y480 not having a standard SATA drive and laptop and desktop SATA connectors are the same.

Maybe post pictures of both the drive and your SATA cables.
 

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My new laptop has currently 8.1 installed to a 500gig 840 EVO SSD, I replaced the 1tb hard drive it came with and did a clean install.

I'd like to utilize the M.2 sata port with a Crucial M550 500gig drive for windows, and re-install the 1tb hard drive for storage.

I have an external USB 2.5" SATA enclosure I can create an image of my current SSD/8.1 to, then I assume using Acronis or some such, restore the image to the M.2 SSD once it's installed.

I suspect Windows is going to object to having been moved from a regular SATA SSD to the M.2 SSD.
I'm not sure how Windows see's a M.2 (non-pcie, it's regular SATA M.2) VS a "regular" SATA port.
It's an HP Envy i7 laptop fwiw so it should be all Intel hardware.

Any thoughts/experience? Am I over-thinking it?

A:Move Windows from SATA SSD to M.2 SATA SSD on laptop

That should work fine, as long as bios recognizes the M2 drive. Have done similar with many msata's, all went well. Restore the image, remove the original drive, and see if it boots, no harm can be done by this.

Am recommending having a windows installation usb stick available, can be used to fix windows boot settings if needed. And keep the original image safe for some time until one is 111% sure all is well. Good luck.

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I have a Dell Optiplex GX289 SFF computer. How do I take an old laptop SATA 250GB HDD and make it the primary for the desktop? I have a SATA slot, and have heard about the appropriate 2.5 to 3.5 brackets. But, because I have a SATA connector, how can I do this safely? I also plan on putting a slimline DVDRW in place of the CDRom drive that is IDE I believe.
 

A:Laptop SATA to Desktop SATA

In plain English, here it is.

1. Have 250 GB SATA WD laptop drive (never used).
2. Want to swap out a 40 GB WD SATA desktop drive in a Dell slimline computer.
3. I have heard about the 'external' brackets, but want to use it as the primary.
Can I do this ?
 

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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
 

A:New CPU for laptop, what's compatible?

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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.]
 

A:What RAM is compatible with my laptop?

Anyone got any ideas?

[if i posted this in wrong section then please move, sorry.]
 

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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.
 

A:Need Compatible HDD for Laptop

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.
 

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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
 

A:Will my laptop be compatible?

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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!

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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:
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1213046768588

problem is that it has vista, I would personally like to "upgrade" to windows Xp Pro
or
Xp Pro x64 bit edition

I was wondering with the specs if everything was winXP compatible

A:New laptop- is it XP 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).

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Hi there I am considering upgrading my broadband service to 4G but am not sure if my laptop will be compatible. How can I confirm whether it is or not - can someone advise? Many thanks Tony

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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

A:What is the configuration of RAM compatible for my laptop?

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-g1     

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doen anyone know if you can swap 15" screens from a vaio pcg-fxa36 to a pcg-fx200k or visa versa

Thanks
 

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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.

A:Is my laptop compatible with SSDs?

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.

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http://h10010.www1.hp.com/wwpc/uk/en/ho/WF06a/21675-38187-38191-38191-38191-80247790.html

^ That is the laptop I have and I want this monitor hoked up to it.

http://h10010.www1.hp.com/wwpc/uk/en/ho/WF06a/21675-38187-38191-38191-38191-80247790.html

Will I be able to connect them?
 

A:Is my laptop compatible with the monitor I'm going to buy?

Ooops.

This is the monitor.

http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/6703765/Trail/searchtext>MONITORS.htm
 

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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.

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HardwareProduct Name
dv6502AU

Product Number
GN373PA

Microprocessor
1.80 GHz AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core Mobile Technology TL-56

Microprocessor Cache
512 KB + 512 KB L2 Cache

Memory
1024 MB (2 x 512 MB)

Memory Max
Up to 4 GB

Video Graphics
NVIDIA GeForce 7150M

Hard Drive
160 GB (5400 rpm)

Multimedia Drive
LightScribe Super Multi 8X DVD?RW with Double Layer Support

Display
15.4? WXGA High Definition BrightView Widescreen (1280 x 800)

Fax/Modem
High speed 56K modem

Network Card
Integrated 10/100 Ethernet LAN

Wireless Connectivity
802.11 a/b/g WLAN

Bluetooth wireless networking

Sound
Altec Lansing speakers

3D Sound Blaster Pro compatible sound 16 bit integrated

Keyboard
101 key compatible

Pointing Device
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)

External Ports
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

Dimensions
35.70 cm (L) x 25.70 cm (W) x 4.06 cm (min H) / 4.30 cm (max H)

Weight
2.86 kg

Security
Integrated fingerprint reader

Power
65 W AC Power Adapter6-cell Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery

What's In The Box
Integrated webcam

A:Is my laptop compatible for NEW WINDOWS 8 ?

I'd upgrade the memory. But it will work.

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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



 

A:Compatible Printer for Laptop?

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
 

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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
Mirrey x
 

A:Is AGE OF EMPIRES 3 COMPATIBLE ON MY LAPTOP?

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.
 

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I have a Toshiba NB-250 it runs windows xp and i want to run windows 7 on it. will it work?

A:Is my laptop compatible with windows 7?

Download Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor from Official Microsoft Download Center

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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 ?

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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

A:Latest WIN 10 Upgrade not compatible with laptop. How do I f...

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 more

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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.

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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.

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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

A:whats are the compatible processors in my laptop

I think you'll find it very hard to change to processor in most laptops, unless it is a high end gaming laptop.

Jerry

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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
 

A:How do I know if my laptop is compatible for a wireless mouse ?

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