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Which hard disk for toshiba tectra 2800?

Hi, my laptop Tectra 2800 needs a new hard disk, never changed one on a laptop before, Anyone know what the spec is? And are they as straightforward to change in a laptop as a desktop...?
Many Thanks for any advice.......

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    Thanks for the reply - vey helpful!

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Quick google search and I found the following link:

http://www.toshiba.ca/web/product.grp?section=1&group=223&product=7

Looks like your laptop is using a notebook IDE drive. You can go to any electronics store and purchase a new one, or try www.newegg.com or www.tigerdirect.com and order one online. As for swapping it out, if you flip the laptop over, you should see an picture next to a screw hole that looks like 3 circles in a vertical cylinder. Unscrew all of those screws with that symbol and lift up the cover. There's your hard drive. You probably have to remove the cradle the old hard drive is in and put the new one in it before installing.

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