09-21-2011 01:15 PM
HP MINI 1010NR- Part Number FT315UA -8GB Solid State Drive Running Windows XP Home Edition
The Hard Drive is listed in Device Manager as a ide\disksandisk PSSD 8GB SSD 4.47
I have Windows XP fully updated and Microsoft Works 9.0 Fully updated on this computer and it reports that I am Low on Disk Space.
I love this computer but I must have more disk space to make it more functional to use.
My question is:
Can I replace the solid state drive with a platter type (normal) 250 gig hard drive. If so what size 1.8" or 2.5" and what capacity? Also, what type connector on the hard drive would I have to have to connect up to the computer? IDE- PATA -SATA?
I really hope that I can do this as it would make this computer very usefull to me.
09-21-2011 05:57 PM
The solid state drive is SATA (the 8GB SSD from the service guide is).
See this maintenance guide: http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c01683469.pdf
I can't say if a SATA hard drive will be working but a 16GB SATA SSD (probably 2.5", but you can find it out yourself) should work. The 16GB compatible SSD is SATA so I would buy one..
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