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Maximum capacity hard disk of hp dv6000 laptop

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    Just want to Know to maximum capacity of Harddisk in Laptops

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This laptop uses a SATA hard drive. From what I see the max on those is 500gb. If I was to make a recommendation, Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD5000BEVT 500GB 5400 RPM 8MB Cache SATA Notebook Hard Drive $107.

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Just replaced my hdd on Compac Presario 2100 but the system is not detecting it.


This model laptop came with a 60Gb hard disk and if you installed a much larger capacity hard disk then the BIOS cannot detect this hard disk.
For the BIOS to detect a large hard disk a BIOS upgrade is required (if there is one available) Check the HP/Compaq WEB site to see if there is a BIOS upgrade.
If not the try a 120Gb or smaller capacity hard drive.
As an alternative -
You can keep the existing hard drive in your laptop and use an external USB hard drive to store your data.

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I will like to upgrade my laptop to the maximum capacity presently it uses 50G HDD 256*2 DD R CPU SPEED IS 1.5GHZ AND CPU TYPE IS Intel celeronR(M)


well the mother board is hard to tell what processors it supports, maximum memory that it can fit is two 1gig chips, one in each slot, for a max of 2gig. thats all the system will support. the hard drive is optional as far as the size needed. largest it will fit is a 500gig HD, look on www.tigerdirect.com . that celeron processor is old, and small, it will be hard to find another thats any better, it sounds like its a xp system that may be upgraded..

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If you dont have sp1 or later, 137gb is the maximum HD your system will see. If you have service packs installed then you can have as big a HD as you want. You may need to use a disc partitioning program to get the full use out of large HD's

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Hi, there is no restriction regarding the size, but thinkpad usually run better the HDD Air bag protection system with 5400RPM disks. Thanks and have a nice day J -

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Can you let me know what is the maximum installable HDD capacity 0f Lenovo laptop 3000 C100.Can i upgrade present capcity of 40GB to 320GB ?


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HDD capacity greater than 128GB with Acer Travelmate 2300


ive had a look on the acer website and there is a replacement bios available , but theres no mention if it would enable large Hd support , rather than flashing your bios and potentially destroying your laptop i would purchase a external drive , you can get the enclosures for 10-20 pounds and fit a decent size HD in this

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/159438/show_product_reviews

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Hp pavilion dv6000 won't start!!!


Is your laptop one that is included in the recall/free warranty repair service? Check it here.... there are a LOT of known issues with those HP laptops!!
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&docname=c01087277&printable=no&encodeUrl=true&

Try checking here and see what you can find.

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Thinkpad T42 Hard Disk problem


Hello.

It seems the hard disk size will max out at 80GB with a 5,400 RPM speed according to IBM.

Im sorry to say that this means that it will not support a 120Gb hard drive.

Regards...
/Tech5508

Feb 14, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad T42 Notebook

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Want To Replacing My Toshiba A10-S330 Hard Disk


Hi,

Normally you can upgrade to a new hard disk to the next bigger size, so from 40 Gb, then perhaps a 60 or even an 80 would work. Even if the BIOS/motherboard would not recognized the new size, Windows XP would and be able to access it.

However, I don't think that the size should really be the main concern. I think that your selection should be based primarily on the power consumption. Most laptops have a preset power distributed to its devices. If you are going to use a bigger size HD with a bigger power consumption, Windows (or even your BIOS) might recognize it but the power distribution might be over worked.

My suggestion would then be go to the next size but keep in mind the power rating/consumption of the old when selecting.

I am enclosing an image of my laptop's HD. Pls note the rating DC+5V 0.7A for this 60Gb HD. The 0.7A is its current consumption/rating.

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Hope that this be of some help/idea. Pls post back how things worked out or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

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