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My laptop died some months ago and I'd like to get it back in action. The last time they told me it could be that I need a new Hard Drive. Do you know if that is the solution and in this case where to go to get it done? I would also need a new battery

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  • Albeniz Jun 29, 2008

    Thank you. that was very helpful. Would you mind to advise me again? I am just not very sure which hard drive should I get; I checked the one I have and it is a Toshiba HDD2190, but I would not mind getting another one if this has to be any better (another brand?). I do not really need so much memory as the one i have (40Gb).

    Thanks

    Guillem

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You can purchase a new hard drive at pricewatch.com for half the price a computer shop will charge. They are very simple to replace and you can do it on your own. There is a rectangular cover on the side of your machine, it's held by one screw on the bottom, this is the hard drive caddy. Remove the screw and the caddy and drive will slide out. With Dell, there is a connector on the end of the hard drive, be sure to put it on the new drive. From here, you will just need to reinstall the operating system.
You're best bet for a good buy on a battery is Ebay. That's where I get my batteries from.

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