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I tried replacing my sata drive in my hp pavilion a1330n with my ide drive that was from my hp pavilion a510n. When i boot up the a1330n with the ide drive i get a blue screen saying that it has shut down windows but when i put it into my a510n it works fine. Can any one help me?

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Yes the 2 computers are different. Different processors, different memory,different graphics card.To get your ide drive from your hp pavilion a510n to work in your hp pavilion a1330n, you will have to completely re-load the drive when it is installed in the hp pavilion 1330n. Then it will work fine, but you will not be able to use that drive in your hp pavilion a510n. because you will have the same problem but in reverse.

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