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Thank you very much for the advice Rosco! I'm trying to work through your solutions, but the options you present are not available on my machine. Douglason October 3, 2013Verified PurchaseI wanted a secondary drive for my laptop, not a replacement for the primary. When the new windows boots open My Computer and you should see a C and a D where D is your old drive. Source

Can you share with others? Laptop Laptop computer Forums (Audio, General Hardware, Video) Get this RSS feed Home Forums Wiki 1 Reply 1 Subscriber Posted6 months ago Why does my Dell Vostro have a Toshiba hard Reply ALI says: September 1, 2012 at 09:48 thnx its work Reply Seth says: September 2, 2012 at 21:52 I have a laptop Compaq Presario R3000 , & I enter into Bios is Phoenix ROM Bios Plus Version 1.10 A07 I don’t show the alternatives on the solutions you present as option 1, and when I tried 2, I’m having trouble locating

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Like Us? Changing Sata settings in BIOS worked with my Lenovo T61 and solved the problem. You were a very big help!!!! :* Reply Jason says: August 6, 2011 at 21:14 Hi, I have a compaq nc6320, and window setup could not find hard drive either with Oh, I forgot to add that the old hard drive was replaced with this new one (it was a SeaGate brand).

Reply edifier says: December 3, 2009 at 03:14 thanx it work!!! Still get the message "Setup did not find any hard………To quit Setup,press F3. Any suggestions? Toshiba Hard Drive In Hp Laptop Firstly you'd have to install a new hard disk as primary and install windows on the good new drive.

There was also an unknown device in the event log which is how I found out about the missing driver. Had me baffled for a couple of days now. Look for System Information. Won't let me run Lifeguard diagnostics My Dell Vostro 2420 Won't Recognize The Hard Drive External 1TB WD hard drive cannot be read in Windows 7/8 - what can I do

how can i solve problem? Are Hard Drives Interchangeable In Laptops THANKS SO MUCH!!! First solution work as charm for me. after windows is installed you can just go to toshiba website and download the drivers.

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How do you know which one to pick? Reply Nedim says: May 23, 2012 at 01:56 Thank you very much. Switching Hard Drive From Dell To Hp No need to run the recovery discs really. Can I Put My Hard Drive In Another Laptop Have you heard of it? :p Every article is posted there so you can easily read the ones you like and ignore the ones you don't. @proposesolution Chirp Chirp!

You can access the BIOS by pressing DEL key straight after you switch on the computer. this contact form When Windows setup completes change the mode back to AHCI in the BIOS If your problem still exists after changing this option then change it back to AHCI and proceed to P.S. Like I said, for step 1, I can't find the settings you mentioned in the BIOS…..My BIOS are Phoenix 75.06. Move Hard Drive From One Computer To Another

Case solved! however both were burnt from the same source but the other one worked … funny, isn't it? Reply mj says: August 3, 2015 at 23:58 how can you disabled the SATA native support on your presario v3000? http://chatlax.net/hard-drive/where-to-buy-a-new-hard-drive.html solved WD external hard drive shows up as a logical drive under Lifeguard.

Very useful info. Swap Hard Drive From One Laptop To Another Enter your model number to make sure this fits. 500GB Serial ATA Hard Disk Drive 2.5" 5400RPM New (16) from $39.99 & FREE shipping. your solution worked on my acer travel mate..

Reply Anonymous says: January 24, 2011 at 07:29 Top Class, worked for me.

Thank you. after windows is installed you can just go to toshiba website and download the drivers. Reply Suresh says: February 23, 2012 at 04:12 my Problem has solved now , thanks for you advise Reply Samoun says: March 6, 2012 at 17:49 Your first solution work for Swapping Hard Drives Between Computers Help?

Then restart your computer hit the f12 button and boot from disk. but problem with wind 7. etc….etc. http://chatlax.net/hard-drive/which-replacement-hard-drive.html This is our Facebook page.

I have a DELL 4600 desktop. Rosco Reply ell says: May 5, 2011 at 09:29 Thanks for the reply! i cant get Windows 7 to load because bios is blocking it. Thanks Reply Jac says: July 31, 2014 at 07:17 Thanks, I have a hp compaq and I disabled native mode and it worked fine saved me a new laptop Reply ALMAS.TSM

mchayesNov 23, 2011, 7:50 PM Kool, yeah both sata, and I have tried the recovery disks which has a "erase" feature on it but after 12 hours it gave me an so much time to research on how to fixed this kind of problem…. We've got a conversation going now. Just that it freezes at "Expanding Files" or "Installing Updates." Keep in mind I am installing a fresh copy of Vista, I'm not upgrading or anything.

Cheers. I have Vista installed, maybe I will upgrade to Windows 7 in the future..and transfer all files, but I don't really want to have to upgrade the BIOS to Win7 OEM.to Have I missed any steps?