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Can the hitachi 5K250-80 hdd be replaced with samsung hm500ji

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April 2, 2011 8:27:09 PM

Hello,
as above tho i have to know before the operating system reboots
a b D Laptop
April 2, 2011 8:57:47 PM

it really depends on if your BIOS supports that big of a hard drive.

connection wise it should work.
April 2, 2011 9:14:11 PM

Emerald said:
it really depends on if your BIOS supports that big of a hard drive.

connection wise it should work.
the old (hitachi - hdd was with an acer aspire tho still unsure of bios or where to look for that !,it was with this intel celeron cpu 550@2.00Ghz 2.00Ghz memory 1Gb system type:32 -bit operating system vista service pack 2 this all failed in an asytypical fashion the hard drive loaded but everything would fail or just slow itself to a blunt repetitve stop.,so on replacing it with samsung i need to know why i cant change the operating windows from vista to xp with a setup disc i iso . replacing the hdd is fine and the setup works but after a few minutes of loading files it sais it cant find hard drive at all . though, i know when i enter setup it sais 500gb hard drive !HeLp pls

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April 2, 2011 9:19:32 PM

the old (hitachi - hdd was with an Acer aspire tho still unsure of bios or where to look for that !,it was with this intel celeron cpu 550@2.00Ghz 2.00Ghz memory 1Gb system type:32 -bit operating system vista service pack 2 this all failed in an asytypical fashion the hard drive loaded but everything would fail or just slow itself to a blunt repetitve stop.,so on replacing it with samsung i need to know why i cant change the operating windows from vista to xp with a setup disc i iso . replacing the hdd is fine and the setup works but after a few minutes of loading files it sais it cant find hard drive at all . though, i know when i enter setup it sais 500gb hard drive !HeLp pls
a b D Laptop
April 2, 2011 9:50:36 PM

if the BIOS recognizes it, it should work when you install the OS
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