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Can i move my 2.5 inch hard drive from my dell inspiron 6000 laptop to my dell dimension 8200 desktop pc?

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Hi yes you should be able to get a usb hard drive caddy off ebay for about £10-15 and you can then veiw it as an external hard drive and transfer photos, documents ,etc from it.

Hope this helps, if it does please rate me

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Why does my dimension 8200 dell desktop say "strike f1 to retry boot, f2 for setup utility"


Rduy Cruz,
This error message references that your system Primary hard drive is not being Detected in the system. You can press F2 to enter the setup to see if the hard drive is even being seen. If not, exit out and shutdown the system. Unplug the power cable and open the computer to reseat the hard drive cables at the hard drive and at the motherboard connection. If that does not resolve the issue you may need to replace the hard drive IDE cable.If all this does not work you may need to replace the hard drive. Please post back if this does not resolve the issue.Below is a link to your online manual for your computer.

Dimension 8200 Online Manual

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I'm trying to increase hard disk space on a Dell


Hi.

The Dell Inspiron 1100 is a laptop whereas the Dell Dimension 2400 is a desktop pc.

The hard drives are incompatible because they are a different size, plus the Inspiron only supports one hard drive so you can't install a slave device. The only way to increase hard disk space is to buy a large capacity internal IDE laptop drive or an external hard drive.



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Jan 01, 2013 | Computers & Internet

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Dell eDimension 8200 computer has started but monitor scren remains black


Test all power and data leads that attach to your hard drive IDE,SATA

the leads from your (motherboard to your hard drive) make sure they have secure dust free connections and are not faulty or just replace them they might be faulty


if its a 40 pin flat ribbon type it will be the first to fail


make sure all leads that are attached to your drives dvd\cd 3 1/2 inch floppy have secure connections and are not faulty


even something as small as a faulty electrical fan and its lead can cause you problems

computers need all power and data to continue through every working device and to have an end so any faulty leads will end up with a computer error


make sure your graphics card is securely seated with no dust built up or in the socket

if you remove your graphics check the socket to make sure its dust free


restart your computer then reinstall it this should activate found new hardware wizard


hope this helps

Sep 10, 2012 | Dell Dimension 8200 PC Desktop

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I want to replace CD drive on Dell Dimension 8200. My options are serial ATA, parallel ATA & ATAPI. Which one do I need?


Hello,

This computer has 2 IDE connectors. These are parallel ATA connectors.

See: Dell Dimension 8200 Specs

If you get a drive, look for IDE on the package. IDE, PATA and ATAPI are near synonomous. They use a 40 pin flat ribbon cable to connect.

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Nov 25, 2009 | Dell Dimension 8200 PC Desktop

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Dell inspiron 6000 laptop keyboard - some of the keys will not work after i installed a different hard drive...


This may be due to a an IRQ ( interrupt request) conflict.
2.The hard drive also may not be the correct drive for this PC
3.. check the requirements for this hard drive.
4. check the manufacturer spec. sheet for the hard drives that can be installed in the pc it may need a certain SATA drive.
5. check the PC at the Dell site and see what the laptop comes equipped with and what hard drive are recommended.

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Yes you need a new hard drive

Dec 09, 2008 | Dell Dimension 8200 PC Desktop

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Trying to install hard drive on Dell Dimension 8200.


Sounds like the drive from the 4700 is a SATA drive which uses a different connector than the 40-pin IDE. I couldn't confirm it, but the 8200 may not have SATA connectors for this type of drive. Although the 4700 appears to have both SATA and IDE.

Dec 07, 2008 | Dell Dimension 8200 PC Desktop

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Dell Dimension 8200 Internal Hard Drive Enclosures


Dear Sir:

You will not get this bracket in any store however you can contact the dell support and if your system is in warranty they will send you free of cost.

Let me know if you need any further assistance and if you have a moment to accept and rate the solution I would greatly appreciate it.
Thanks,

Mohammed.

Aug 13, 2008 | Dell Dimension 8200 PC Desktop

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