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Does it matter which kind of hdd i get for replacement

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Just make sure it's a notebook harddrive and you'll be okay. They are the 2.5" internal ones, not the 3.5" internal ones. The bigger size is used in Desktop PCs.
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1 -> ***STOP : 0x0000007B (0xF88A6525,0xC000034,0x00000000,0x00000000)

Could be a hdd error, in which case replace the hdd.

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Hi. My computer says I ejected my WD My Passport external drive but it was not properly ejected. How can I fix this. I need all my thesis files but computer can read the external drive! Help please!

Try to test your WD Ext HDD to a different computer and check if you will get the same problem.

If the same problem persist try to use a different cable for your WD Ext HDD.

If still fails kindly ask the store where you bought the WD Ext HDD on how to retrieve your files and have WD EXT HDD replaced?

If your WD Ext HDD works to a different computer then update the BIOS and Chipset of the computer where your WD Ext HDD connected previously.

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Laptops have a 2.5" hard drive, which is smaller than the regulardesktop PC HDD which is 1 inch bigger. Now, the older models have an IDE connection, where the newer models have a SATA connection, like yours. That's all you need to know about HDD, then you just have to choose brand and size that suits you (don't go too big as your laptop might not support it - check with the User Manual to the maximum size supported).

Having said that, it's easiers and cheaper to either try to delete your profile (you can do this by logging into a different account on your computer, Control Panel and then Accounts) and create another one or simply reinstall Windows OS on your laptop.

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My sys often doesnot pick up hard disk,I m using HP,and which brand is the best hp, dell ? Please

No matter what kind the company HP?Dell

you should configure right way>upgrade ram along with the bus speed.need fresh HDD It is because should not have bad sector on the HDD.So use new or well condition HDD.and next use the up grade processer witch will support in ur mother board.time to time should fit right heat sing with the perfect heat sing paste.

i suggest u to use widows is fine and use agneetam firewall and a Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware witch is totally free
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I had a friend transfer my computer components eg. motherboard, HDD, Ram etc, from a ugly computer case to a nice looking one, she got as far as screwing in the motherboard and hooking the HDD...

To solve your puzzle, you need to find the manual for your motherboard. If you don't have it still, almost all of them are available online at the manufacturer's support website. The manual always has the pin out diagram for the motherboard, and from there its just a matter of plugging the small connections together. Remember that connections for LED lights have polarity, meaning that they need hooked up one particular direction for the light to work, but any switch connection doesnt matter.

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How to upgrade a harddrive. because my desktop is running slowly


If your computer starts running slow, it does not necessarilly mean that you need to replace your HDD.
TRy reloading windows, and upgrading your ram first. The harddrive you use has little effect on the actual running speed of your computer.

I really hope this can help you.

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I need a driver/firmware for this drive

the only reason for needing firmware for a HDD no matter what kind it is would be if the HDD has some kind of utility embedded on it
such as like one touch back up , I have never heard of an internal
HDD needing firmware . the HDD are static and need to be formatted before using them . other than that there isn't even
a driver , and I recommend if the internal drive does has some kind of utility on it don't use it especially for the master C: drive , the one
that holds your operating system , thus will cause critical errors
and make your computer fail .

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You have to change to boot order in the bios settings, it is currently trying to boot from a network drive, it needs to be set to the HDD you just installed.

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F103 indicates HDD transfer time-out.
U can try format the HDD (08-690).
Then u perform the bad sector check (08-694). *take long time
If the check result is OK, recover the data in the HDD. If
the check result is failed, replace the HDD.

* replacement of HDD require firmware update

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Playstation 3- described as the blinking red lights of death, My PS3 will briefly turn on, then go from a green light to a yellow light then to a red blinking light in a matter of about 1.2 seconds

Ok here is what I have for you
The Red light is due to the HDD (hard drive).
There is one of 2 problems:
1. The connection is loose or
2. The HDD is just bad.
This was an issue that has been discussed over in the Playstation forums and it seems that re-seating
(removing & reinstalling) the HDD has solved the problem for many but some people have just
received bad hard drives period.
If you reinstall the HDD & it still beeps 3 times & gives you the red light, then you will have to replace
your HDD.
The good news is you can pick up a hd fairly cheap, go to the electronics store and ask.. if you need step by step directions let me know I can help you out there as well!

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