I have a Dell Latitude D610 with a 80 Gig hard drive. I see you have a 250 Gig hard drive, SKU 8699492. Will that plug into the same position in my hard drive and will my computer recognize its larger capacity so I can upgrade?
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Re: Upgrade Notebook hard drive capacity
Hi there, you Dell Latitude D610 can support large hard drives from 100gigs up to 250gigs ... but i very much think this is the limitation of your system bios if u are looking to go higer ... u might need to upgrade your system bios.....
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Unless Dell has the upgrade for the bios to include the larger hardware you are going to be in trouble, I would go online to Dell and check for upgrades to your model if they still support it. The other option is contact customer and technical support to see it they can give you a alternative solution.
that error actually refers to a hard drive issue/failure. You may attempt a reformat and reinstall, but if it fails, you can proceed to get a new hard disk. You can get in touch with Dell for warranty replacement if applicable, or order a new hard drive. You may then decide either to get the same capacity or upgrade to a higher capacity drive.
From what i have read it is an IDE hard drive and any size shouls work. I would take drive out to be sure and stick to a 120 GIG or 160 GIG. That way it should be recognized without having to do a complicated bios flash. Good Luck
try connecting to a differnt port if it still does the same thing change the usb cable because what i understand is there is a loose connection somewhere ... or the best thing is contact dell at 18006249896 and ask them that u want to change the internal hdd and they will tell u what maximum the system can support and which is available with them ... its their system and if u buy parts from them they have to support u and make sure they both work