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Need to replace Hard Drive on G56 notebook

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Hello all

I have a hp g56 108sa notebook. I have had the hard drive replaced once under warranty and it has failed once again but I dont wish to wait 10 days for it to be replaced again so I want to get a new hdd but with a bigger capacity(mine is 250gb and I am looking ay purchasing a 320gb one, and I wish to replace . Is this feasible?

I have ordered some recovery discs from hp partners as I foolishly didnt create any when I had the chance. The reason I am asking this question is that I have read that other people have had problems replacing original hdd`s with bigger ones on laptops

thanks in anticipation

Pat

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Re: HP g56 notebook replace hdd

Hi,

 

You should have no problem with a 320Gb HDD, the drive on the link below is an example of one that would be fine for your notebook.

 

320Gb Hard Drive

 

The procedure to replace the Hard Drive is detailed starting on Page 37 of your Maintenance & Service Guide.

 

Once done, simply use the Recovery Discs you've ordered to reinstall the Operating System on the new drive - they will also re-create the Recovery Partition D on the new HDD.

 

Regards,

 

DP-K.



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Thanks David

I appreciate your help.

                                     Pat

 

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Hi Pat,

 

You're welcome, glad it helped :smileyhappy:

 

All the best,

 

DP-K

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Can I upgrade to a 500 gb?

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