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04-25-2012 04:38 PM - edited 04-25-2012 05:05 PM
What brand of internal hard drive to replace old failing one on compaq presario AY03011-ABL CQ5320F 64 bit. Would like to get same one or better without too much cost.
Which hard disc do i replace compaq c which has 390 gb free of 455 gb or factory image D which has 1.5 free of 10.1 GB?
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04-25-2012 05:36 PM
You're PC only has One Hard Drive - the C and D drives you see listed are just partitions on One physical Hard Drive.
The drive on the link below is an example of one that would be a suitable replacement.
A guide on replacing the Hard Drive ( including a video overview ) can be viewed Here.
Once the drive is installed, you will need to use your Recovery Discs to reinstall the Operating System on the new Hard Drive - see the document on the link below regarding this. This will also re-create the D partition on your new drive.
If you don't have these discs, you can order a replacement set of Recovery Discs using the link below.
If you have any problem with this link, order them directly from HP.
If you live in the US, contact HP Here.
If you are in another part of the world, start Here.
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