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I have a Dell Inspiron 2600 PP04L (at least 10 years old). It will not open flash drives/memory stick, etc. I have been told that it has only 1 TB of storage and that is what is causing the problem wi

I am using this notebook for power point presentations but now that I have my presentations on a flash drive, my old notebook won't open them. I get an error message that the notebook "cannot open high speed devices" or something to that effect. Before I purchase a used replacement, how can I tell if the new device has what I need-- 2 TB of storage? Thanks.

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On the underneath side of the notebook there should be two screws that are usually labeled with a picture of a drum. Remove tham and the drive should slide out. Remove the drive from the tray you slid out and reverse procedure to re-install.

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Your new hard drive needs to be an ATA which is the same as IDE. 160gb drives run ~$60 on ebay.
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SOURCE: Dell Inspiron 1545 AC Adapter error message

-check the system battery information and charger information of the computer; restart the computer, while the computer is booting up, press F2 repeatedly; check "battery info"
-if it stated ac adapter = unknown device ; update the BIOS (-visit support.dell.com
NOTE:other computers may have different BIOS, if it is not the same you may have to consult manufacturer
-click on drivers and downloads
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-check information after updating; if same message AC adapter = unknown device; call manufaturer for a replacement AC adapter, if status has changed it is a battery problem or motherboard, contact manufacturer to test battery

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0F00:065D is a hard drive read test failure. the hard drive is failing. If purchased in Feb, the system should be under warranty call Dell Tech Support to get a replacement hard drive. (800-624-9896 in USA)
If out of warranty you can get a 2.5 in SATA HDD at Newegg.com for about $60

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SOURCE: error code 2000-0146 do i

that error actually refers to a hard drive issue/failure. You may attempt a reformat and reinstall, but if it fails, you can proceed to get a new hard disk. You can get in touch with Dell for warranty replacement if applicable, or order a new hard drive. You may then decide either to get the same capacity or upgrade to a higher capacity drive.

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