Replace Hdd

  woodt 14:20 24 Feb 2007
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Hi All,

Does any body know how to get to the hdd of an old laptop I have. It still works perfectly (battery knackered) but the hdd is a bit small (6gb!!) I have a spare 20Gb disk handy but I cannot work out how to get to the installed disk.

The laptop is a Packard Bell Easy One 1550.
SN V768300084 PN 320200101

Cheers

  woodchip 14:27 24 Feb 2007

It should be behind a Plate with about two screws in edge of Laptop or at the bottom. The Hard drive you have got may not be seen by the BIOS as it's a old Computer. you can overcome it if the Manufacturer as a Drive Overlay Software Program, You would have to check in their downloads if it does not work

  SANTOS7 14:28 24 Feb 2007

click here
i would imagine the process is much the same..

  skidzy 14:35 24 Feb 2007

Normally a little clip that slides across and pull the drive out within its caddy or underneath the lappy.

  woodt 14:36 24 Feb 2007

Thanks for the replies but the only cover plates on the bottom are for the RAM and modem.

  skidzy 14:39 24 Feb 2007

Have a look on the side of the lappy,as ive pointed out earlier a little clip that needs sliding and pulling..might be little tough but will be ok.

  woodt 15:06 24 Feb 2007

Ok, problem solved. Three screws on the bottom at the front of the laptop release the palm support/mousepad. Hdd is underneath. Cheers all.

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