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10-Aug-2012, 03:05 PM #1
Solved: Replacing a harddrive in a laptop
Is there a website out there that has a tried-and-true tutorial on how to remove and replace a laptops harddrive? I don't want to screw anything up and/or follow somebody who doesn't know what they're doing's tutorial. Thanks in advance
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10-Aug-2012, 03:13 PM #2
whats the make and model of the laptop - there are quite a few disassembly instructions

http://www.irisvista.com/tech/
http://www.insidemylaptop.com/remove...vilion-dv9000/
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Toshiba satellite m70-cl1. I was wondering if all toshiba harddrives are universal to each laptop?
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10-Aug-2012, 06:19 PM #4
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I was wondering if all toshiba harddrives are universal to each laptop?
to some extent - depends on the age of the machine
The harddrive will be 2.5" and either IDE or SATA connection
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10-Aug-2012, 06:52 PM #5
Thanks for your help, I ended up solving the issue.
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11-Aug-2012, 04:39 AM #6
excellent - would you post how you solved , would help other searching here
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1) unscrew the largest panel on the bottom of the laptop
2) unscrew the screws holding down the harddrive
3) slide out the harddrive
4) unscrew the side screws on the harddrive to remove the casing
5) undo all the steps using your new harddrive
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