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Specs for a Hard Drive

What are the specs on the 10.2 GB hard drive that is in the essential 400 by Gateway? I'm trying to upgrade it for my parents, so I need to find a compatible, newer hard drive.

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  • sambader22 Apr 29, 2010

    because we dont have enough money to build/buy a new one.. why are u asking?

  • Leroy Elliott
    Leroy Elliott May 11, 2010

    Why are you futzing around with an 11 year old computer?



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Anything you have should fit in there, you will have to upgrade the operating system, but the hard drive shouldn't be a problem so long as the computer is new enough to auto configure the hard drive.

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