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Swapping hardrives between 2 compaqs

Are the hard drives the same on a compaq nx9030 and compaq presario
because my conncetion is bad on the nx9030 and i need my computer for a show this fri....can i swap it over to presairo without ******* **** up??

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Hi there
It depends on the age of the machines because there are 2 types of laptop hard drives ATA or SATA you will have to take them both out and compare the two to see if the connections are the same.
I must warn you however that if you want to use the existing operating system on a different computer its doubtful that the operating system will boot up meaning you will have reinstall the operating system on the swapped drive

Good luck

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It is possible but i would have it done by a proffesional or you risk screwing it up...no offence i had a friend who completly wrecked his comp trying to do this he had to buy a whole new one

Posted on Jan 06, 2009

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    errin durham Jan 07, 2009

    leecom brought up the point that i was missing thanks lee =)

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