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Upgrade interbal HDD

I have a Thinkpad T20. I also have a laptop 60g hdd.How can I take out the 5g that is in the computer and replace it with the 60g?

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  • dreammaker20 May 09, 2008

    where on the computer is that located? I see the battery, memory.

  • dreammaker20 May 12, 2008

    GREAT! This solved my problem!

  • subahar suba
    subahar suba May 11, 2010

    i can't understand.

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The hdd is located behind the audio output jacks and can be changed in about 10 minutes, I know this cos mine died last year!

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