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I think you will find support on Lenovo's web sites for older IBM Thinkpads. Have a web search on google or bing or whatever.
Search words: "Hard drive" "IBM Thinkpad"
Here is their homepage:
http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/product.do?template=/productpage/landingpages/productPageLandingPage.vm&brandind=10&familyind=50326&machineind=89077&validate=true

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