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Questions about switching Hard Drives

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by whiteblueknight, Apr 11, 2010.

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  1. whiteblueknight

    whiteblueknight Thread Starter

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    I bought an eMachine a couple years back, now the warranty will not cover nothing that wrong with it. my question is can i switch the HD out of the emachine and put it in an old compaq i have. the compaq works but just has 4 GB HD in it.
     
  2. KingZeus

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    First find out who made the drive for Compaq, I had to use the wd software on an old compaq drive to re-write it there's something on it for compaq id's. but give it a try. i think i redid the sectors to wd.

    cheers
     
  3. DoubleHelix

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    A 4GB hard drive? You'll have trouble fitting Windows on it. I'm not sure a drive that old will even connect to the eMachines.
     
  4. whiteblueknight

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    thanks for the info. i will check to see.
     
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