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Replacement laptop hard drive

All i want to do is replce a faulty hdd on my old laptop, but trying to pin down the connection type is a pain,
Is it ide/ sata or what?

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  • scotty66 Mar 29, 2008

    Already thought of that, but not currently able to get to a local showroom. Plus am trying to source replacement from the web!

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First you remove the old hdd from your laptop take to the showroom and tell him to give the exact drive

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