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I want to replace the hard drive in my sony vaio laptop i was trying to find the hard drive but i couldn't find it, i want to save money, so i was trying to do it by myself. Thanks for all the response i can find is this website

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On the bottom of the laptop where the battery is there are different panels under one of those panels is the hard drive. the panel will be about 10cm to 15 cm long.

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Sorry but Sony Vaio's hard drive is not available in market in loose form. And I can understand that you were trying same thing. So I would like you to recomment another brand like Samsung & Kingston for extending your Vaio's hard drive. they provide whole series of all laptop hard disks, including Vaio.

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The VAIO VGN-T350 is a notebook computer designed and distributed by Sony.
The hard drive on your Sony VAIO VGN-T350, which is the unit that stores data, consists of many clusters of data that can be rewritten with new data.
If you are looking for a memory capacity upgrade, or if your old hard drive is having errors, it's time for an upgrade.
Upgrading the hard drive on your Sony VAIO will require the use of a screwdriver and will take you about 30 minutes to complete.

Turn off your Sony VAIO VGN-T350 and remove the power cord and any other peripheral components.
Turn over your Sony VAIO VGN-T350 and locate the hard drive chamber on the bottom of your laptop. It will be clearly labeled.

Use the screwdriver to remove the screw holding the lid in place.
Gently lift the hard drive and its cage away from your laptop and disconnect the data cord.
Remove the four screws located at the corners, and then remove your old hard drive from its cage.
Place your new internal laptop hard drive into the cage and replace the screws.
Connect the data cord to your new hard drive and place your new hard drive into its chamber.
Close the lid and replace the screw to complete the operation.
http://www.fonerbooks.com/laptop_1.htm
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rg_GvaMunas
Sony Vaio Hard Drive Replacement
This might not be your specific laptop it might give you an insight into the hard drive installation.

Ebay this hard drive should fit there are smaller capacity drives that will be compatible.
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/New-500GB-Sata-Hard-Disk-Hdd-for-Sony-VAIO-PCG-3H2L-VGN-P530H-VGN-SR410J-B-/190882270487?pt=US_Internal_Hard_Disk_Drives&hash=item2c71784d17

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