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I need to replace my hard disk notebook with a bigger capacity hdd

I want to replace my hard disk notebook with much bigger capacity, for now, I had a 30GB.

But, I didn't know what is the biggest maximum hard disk capacity of Toshiba A10-PSA10E bios and motherboard.
i also need some help on how to remove the old drive....

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I have read that Hitachi 7200 80Gb harddisk will fit and work in the Toshiba Satellite Pro A10. I am just about to ugrade from a 20Gb drive in my A10. I dont have the model number of the Hitachu drive. What model drive to you now have working in your A10 and what capacity is it?

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Toshiba is rather secretive with their documentation. It is hard to find. Google TOSHIBA SATELLITE A10 SERVICE MANUAL and check the available offerings.

You now have a 5400 RPM, ATA 100 drive. You should not have any drive size restrictions. Shops are advertising many large drives as compatible.

I suggest that you purchase only a 7200 RPM drive. The faster speed will perk your machine right up.

I have not worked on Toshiba machines but suggest you have all restore disks and passwords at hand.

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