Closed Replacing my burnt out hard drive Tags: Hard Drives Laptops SATA Hewlett Packard Motherboards Storage Last response: March 11, 2012 1:59 PM in Storage Share amber_breez March 10, 2012 11:00:07 PM Hello, can i replace my old sata hard drive in my hp dv7 laptop with one that has more gigabytes or will it over load my mother board More about : replacing burnt hard drive cmichael138 a b V Motherboard a b G Storage March 10, 2012 11:12:01 PM Looks like you can upgrade to 1TB: http://www.shopping.hp.com/webapp/series/category/noteb... Score 0 rolli59 a b D Laptop a b α HP a c 1098 V Motherboard a c 261 G Storage March 10, 2012 11:37:41 PM Yes you can the size of the drive will not matter for the load on the computer! Score 0 Related resources External Hard Drive burnt out. Please Help ! - Forum Is my hard drive burnt out? - Forum Burnt out external hard drive - Forum Burnt Hard Drive Recovery? - Forum Internal hard drive getting burnt by itself - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer amber_breez March 11, 2012 11:25:22 AM amber_breez said:Hello, can i replace my old sata hard drive in my hp dv7 laptop with one that has more gigabytes or will it over load my mother board ok so i have a copy of my dv7 disk that i made when i bought the computer has windows vista on it can i use that on new hard drive or will i have to buy another windows cd Score 0 rolli59 a b D Laptop a b α HP a c 1098 V Motherboard a c 261 G Storage March 11, 2012 12:00:41 PM You can use your original since it is the same computer. Score 0 amber_breez March 11, 2012 12:39:22 PM rolli59 said:You can use your original since it is the same computer. it is just a copy that i did when bought the computer you know hp tells you to make copy of cd's in case any thing goes wrong so i can use them on a new hard drive Score 0 Best solution rolli59 a b D Laptop a b α HP a c 1098 V Motherboard a c 261 G Storage March 11, 2012 12:41:23 PM Yes exactly the reason they suggested making it! The OS is licensed to the computer/motherboard so using it on the new HDD is within the license agreement! Share amber_breez March 11, 2012 1:55:31 PM Best answer selected by amber_breez. Score 0 amber_breez March 11, 2012 1:56:30 PM thanks every one for your help Score 0 Mousemonkey a b V Motherboard March 11, 2012 1:59:01 PM Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedburnt hard drive Forum SolvedBurnt/Smoked Hard Disk Drive Forum Solved9600 GSO 512 burnt out and needs replacement Forum SolvedA little help please. Previous motherboard burnt out, suggestions on a replacement? Forum Portable hard drive wont read dvd's but will read burnt copies Forum Dead HDD, can I use a different PCB to temporary replace the current burnt out PCB? Forum hard drive with burnt PCB (Western Digital WD5000AAKB) Forum HDD with burnt-out SATA power pins - can I replace the PCB? Forum Should I buy a new motherboard to replace my burnt to remove my bottle necked system out one or just upgrade completley? Forum How could i find out if a usb drive is burnt? Forum Asus laptop motherboard burnt out replacement Forum Burnt hard drive data recovery help Forum SolvedI am replacing my hard drive. It currently has 3 partitions. The new drive is the same size. Should I copy all 3 partitions Forum HOW TO REPLACE BURNT DIODE OF hitachi 500 gb HARD DISK Forum SolvedReplacing a hard drive and related issues Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !