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elbully
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pavilion dv6 ssd

hi to everyone i m robby

i've just replaced my hard disk with a ocz agility ssd 240 gb

te cd for recovery tell me that the size of ssd is not regognized as original size from factory

any sugesrion to replace hdd with ssd on this notebook dv6-2040el

thnx in advance

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DavidPK
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Re: pavilion dv6 ssd

Hi,

 

There is a fairly straight forward work around to this issue with the Recovery Discs as follows.

 

Before trying the following, make sure you can still read the Activation key on your Windows COA label ( 5 blocks of 5 alpha/numeric sets ).

 

You can create an installation disc yourself using another PC - just download the correct Disc Image ( this must be the exact same version that originally came with your notebook ) from the link below and use an application such as ImgBurn to burn the ISO correctly to a blank DVD - a guide on using ImgBurn to write an ISO to a disc is Here.  These Images are clean and from a well-respected source, however there are only limited versions available.

 

Windows-7 sp1-iso-official-32-bit-and-64-bit

 

Use the disc to perform the installation on your new SSD, enter the Windows activation key found on the COA Label when requested and when the installation has completed, use the 'Phone Method' detailed in the link below to activate the OS - this method supported by Microsoft and is popular with people who just want a clean installation of Windows 7 without the additional software load normally bundled with OEM installations.

 

http://www.kodyaz.com/articles/how-to-activate-windows-7-by-phone.aspx

 

Any additional drivers and software you may need can be found starting Here.

 

Regards,

 

DP-K

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elbully
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Re: pavilion dv6 ssd

thanx a lot David,
i will try immediately...
and i will let u know
thanx again
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DavidPK
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Hi,

 

You're welcome :smileyhappy:

 

Regards,

 

DP-K

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Re: pavilion dv6 ssd

everyting was good
mi laptop is recovered
thanx
robby
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DavidPK
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Hi Robby,

 

ou're welcome and good to hear it's all Ok :smileyhappy:

 

All the best,

 

DP-K

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Very good solution! It worked like a charm! :smileyhappy:

Thank you very much!

 

Merci beaucoup! (french)

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