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Install hard drive for t20

T20 ibm think pad 2647

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  • jwene Nov 26, 2007

    Thank you. I was able to put the hard drive in,thank's to your helpful advice.I still may need to take it somewhere as it's telling me that there's no opp system.

  • Desperateone Jun 17, 2008

    HARD DISK cover will not come off IBM THINK PAD TYPE 2647

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So, what is it you want to do?
The hard drive on a T20 is in a slot on the left side of the unit, and it's cover can be taken off by removing 1 screw on the bottom just under the sound ports.
Hope that helps.

Posted on Nov 25, 2007

  • Anonymous Nov 26, 2007

    Yes, there will need to be an operating system installed if the hard drive is a new one.

    Good luck

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