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Upgrade the Toshiba Libretto 50 CT

Please advice me if it is possible to replace the HD for a solid state flash card or any other solid state, to improve the speed.

There a supplier that provides a PCMCIA with 2 GB flash card
will you please advice if it is possible to boot directly from this card instead of the hard disk.

I read in another place that it is possible to upgrade the memory speed up to 100 Mh but I think that the speed will be improved if it is possible to replace the HD

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  • sierra45 Jan 04, 2009

    I already have the 2GB flash card but I don´t know how to boot directly from the card instead from the hard disk.

    I also read somewhere that there are available SSD to replace the hard disk for a solid state hard disk, but I don´t know where to look for one


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If you want to improve the speed of your laptop you could buy a faster harddrive with an higher rpm per minute than the one installed in the unit, that WILL speed up the system:), and yes its possible to boot from the 2gb flash card but i recommend if you are going to use a flash card you get a bigger one:)
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