hard drives upgrades

  hypocon 11:09 20 May 2005
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info needed on how to upgrade my hp pavillion desk top a509uk to 200gb

  TomJerry 11:15 20 May 2005

buy one and follow HDD's manual

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:17 20 May 2005
  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:20 20 May 2005

Sorry wrong links

Replace a HDD (fitting only)
click here

Fit 2nd HDD
click here
click here

  TomJerry 12:41 20 May 2005

(1) Buy a good HDD, for excample, Lidl special offer 250GB £69 click here

(2) Buy an external 3.5" HDD enclsoure and put the new HDD into it to act as an external HDD, you can buy enclosure from many places, for example, directusbstore click here

(3) Buy Acronis True Image click here and install on your PC

(4) Plug your "external HDD" run True Image and use "CLONE" function to clone your old HDD to new HDD, you may need to set what partition you need.

(5) Swap old HDD with new HDD, make sure jumper setting is correct

(6) Job done, you now also have an external HDD (box +old HDD) for backup stuff

  dan11 14:38 20 May 2005

Upgrading and servicing guide for the pavillion a509uk. click here

It shows you how to open the case, remove the caddys. Also how to replace memory, optical drives the primary master drive and how to add a slave hard drive.

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