Question about Sony VAIO VGN-S460 Notebook
My almost 3-yr old Vaio has been fresh installed like 9 times already due to freezing or getting stuck somewhere while rebooting. The HD is making this terrible noise (or may be the fan) that I think it's starting to fail. I would like to replace the HD with my own fresh HD but I don't have any discs (esp XP OS disc) to begin with, and for some reason it always failed everytime I try to create a VAIO Recovery CD kit. I've asked Sony for assistance and they're offering me a Recovery Kit for $20 or a fresh HD from them for about $465 (what a pitiful support they provide). Anyway, any ideas on how I can initiate getting my HDD replaced? The idea of cloning the old HDD and the new one, would that work perfectly, and how? I appreciate any support on this one! -- Jojo (Email address: email@example.com)
Get a lappy external caddy that is powered by usb place new harddrive in it. download a copy of hirens sorry dont have the link or use norton ghost ifyou have that boot lappy to os then load cd norton ghost or hirens.hirens has multiple software to disk copy simple and user friendlyso hirens is you best bet. after disk copy swap lappy drive around. send lappy model if you dont know how to install new harddrive i'll loook up to hirensfor you but you could try it was easy to find the last time i got it.
Posted on Apr 13, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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