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Gateway Hard drive replacement

I have a Gateway ATX Micro Select 360 that has no Hard Drive. What Can I use to replace it?

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  • Birdy176 Jul 07, 2008

    Want to use my 250 giga HDD from Gateway 831GM as external drive (slave) on my new E-Machine (both XP!) because opening the case of the latter would void my warranty. It would be my preference.

    Have a large number of files that I want to use on the new unit and am not comfortable with using a cable transfer.

    What case would you recommend with regard to Pata, Sata and any other alphabet salad? Or does it matter since both are relatively new machines (The Gateway is barely 3 years old and I lost both optical drives - hence the new one).

    Have tried to "revive" those drives but the Dev. Mgr keeps showing them with yellow marks. Any help/advice is appreciated.





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Any PATA hardrive. Parallel also known as IDE. I would go for SEAGATE barracuda, simple, effective, and a 5 year warranty.

So, you will be looking for a 3.5 parallel hard drive. Check if your computer has a partition limit, ie, pre firewire 800 machintosh G4 towers cannot take single drives larger than 120 GB.

ATX is your motherboard form factor.

Keep me posted.

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