Question about HP Pavilion ze1115 Notebook

1 Answer

Can I replace orig hp ze1115 20GB hd w/60GB hd?

My original hp Pavilion ze1115 20GB hard drive is toast. Bought Seagate Momentus 2.5" 60GB... fits in fine, physically, but laptop does not recognize the new hard drive. So... is my new hard drive defective... or does 60GB exceed the BIOS limit for this machine... or what?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 2,653 Answers

No the bios should be able to read the drive fine. The problem could be with the computer's motherboard. You should check to see if the original drive and new drive is detected in another system. Or you can try accessing them via an external casing / adapter.

Posted on May 25, 2010

Testimonial: "Motherboard is fine (old hard drive works fine when cold... then dies with "click click click" when warm). Will test new hard drive. Thanks for the BIOS info re the new drive capacity."

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Seagate beeping


Can you hear the motor spinning when you turn it on? If not and If the HDD is old, I'm guessing the electronic is dying and it is no longer operational

Sep 11, 2013 | Seagate Momentus 5400.2 60GB U100 5400RPM...

1 Answer

HP Pavilion dv5t -1000 laptop hdd not detecting


check all the cords from mainboard to your hdd, like IDE, SATA and POWER cords

Feb 05, 2011 | Seagate Momentus 5400.4 250GB SATA/300...

3 Answers

Whats the biggest ram I can put in my HP G7000 note book to replace ST9120822AS which is currently in my machine.


Currently the largest drives for notebooks are are

Hitachi Travelstar 5K500 500GB

Seagate ST9500420AS Momentus 7200.4 500GB

Seagate ST9500420ASG Momentus 7200.4 500GB

Seagate ST9500325AS Momentus 5400.6 500GB

Samsung Spinpoint M7 500GB

Samsung SpinPoint M6 500GB

Nov 13, 2009 | Seagate Momentus 5400.3 ST9120822AS 120 GB...

1 Answer

I have just purchased ST9160314AS Hard drive. Will this drive fit into my HP G700 laptop which has ST120822AS fitte.


All 2.5 inch laptop hard drives will fit the laptop soecification regardless of their capacity. Your laptop will hold a 500 gb hard drive as long as it is 2.5 inch.

Nov 11, 2009 | Seagate Momentus 5400.3 ST9120822AS 120 GB...

1 Answer

My hp pavilion dv5000ca lost the hard drive so i bought a new HD and installed winXP a couple months ago (feb) now my new HD blew and now i find myself going thru all the steps i used 1st time. i used...


Sorry to here about your HP, HD problems.

1st. what kind of hard drive are you installing ? What size and kind did you have orig. ?
I would download disk manager from the internet, or if its a SeaGate drive, SeaTools and run partition manager.

2nd. Also if you have a utility in your BIOS setup to check your hard drive (S.M.A.R.T.), I would attempt to run that utility and check the outcome.

3rd. If your unit has a floppy disk drive, it is probelly a older unit and you may want to see if HP has a BIOS upgrade for it.
Also, if you check the forms @ HP, you may find others with the same type of problems.
If your unit came with a restoration disk set, I would load from that set and make any changes after-wards.
Hope this helps, try it !!
John Ray
http//www.johnrraycomputer.com
john@johnrraycomputer.com

Jun 15, 2009 | HP Pavilion DV5000t 1.6GHz Core DUO...

1 Answer

Seagate momentus 3 60gb problem


What software did you use for the cloning?
Ghost is the preferred method.
Be sure to choose a disk to disk clone, not a partition clone.
It sounds like you may have created a 20G partition and left 40G unallocated.
Partition Magic may also take care of the problem, if you have access to a copy.

Oct 16, 2007 | Seagate Momentus 5400.3 Hard Drive

Not finding what you are looking for?
HP Pavilion ze1115 Notebook Logo

Related Topics:

107 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top HP Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18394 Answers

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

Tony

Level 3 Expert

2600 Answers

Are you a HP Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...