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Upgrading from 250 gig hard to a 500 gig hard and says mismatch. my first hard drive is dead

My hard drive died in my aspire 1640 a 250 gig drive tried to install a 500 gig and says mismatch and i'm now stuck

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  • pete_henry Apr 12, 2009

    thanks that was my next search in the bios to see if i could change it, thanks again

  • Mark Gough May 11, 2010

    your welcome.

    let me know how it goes.

  • Mark Gough May 11, 2010

    have you updated your bios to support the 500 gig hd?

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Hi pete,

changing the bios will do the trick, find one that is most compatible with aspire 1640 for a 500gig hd, once you have this replaced, it will work.

for more laptop troubleshooting tispd, you may also check the link below.

http://www.laptoprepair101.com/

hope this helps.

regards,

voodoo

Posted on Apr 19, 2009

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