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philarch
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laptop boot up problems again !

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I'M A HP G70-111EM LAPTOP USER

 

hi there..

 

i'm now running windows 7 not vista as i've updated so have a look at this picture and see what you think

 

http://www.flickr.com/photos/philarch/5225739481/

 

just to let you know this laptop has been no where near a removeable hardrive for over 1 month ! !

 

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Phil..

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i/o errors are always hardware, test your hard drive and memory, the message said it could also be a hard drive, and the file it could not load was in the BCD folder which is on your hard drive.

 

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Lockups-Freezes-Hangs/How-to-test-RAM-and-HDD-Hard-Drive/td-p/301638

 

 

Back up your data and prepare to replace the hard drive.

 

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/use-ubuntu-live-cd-to-backup-files-from-your-dead-windo...

 

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a good computer friend of mine has recommended that it might also need a complete windows 7 re-install 

 

OR

 

 a new hardrive !

 

I've got a HP G70-111EM so what is the biggest hard drive that you can get for it ? ?

 

the only serial number i got of the h/d was : 485036-003

 

so far i've had no luck in searching in the u.k for h/d's for this make of hp laptop

 

can anyone else know where to find one ? !

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Any standard laptop Sata hard drive will work, any size.

 

You don't have to buy it from HP.

 

Buy it from a local electronics store with a friendly return policy just in case the drive does not work for some  reason.

 

I like the Western Digital Scorpio Black Series.

 

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=100007605%2050001306%20600003340&IsNodeI...

 

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is it possible to get a 500gb h/d for my type of  laptop that can accept win 7 ?

 

if so let me know ?

 

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i'll put in a picture link of my laptop h/d when i have the time shortly to show you soon . . .

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the only reason I'm now considoring getting another hardrive is that my initial problem of the windows boot manager made is the first post has come back again ! . . .

 

Here are some more pictures of my hardrive for my laptop. as you can see it's a 3 screw removeal under the cover,

 

http://www.flickr.com/photos/philarch/5309502022/  h/d in laptop

 

http://www.flickr.com/photos/philarch/5308914565/  detail sticker on h/d

 

http://www.flickr.com/photos/philarch/5308915101/  full h/d bit blurred

 

 

 

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What is your question?

 

You will have to remove the 3 screws, and disconnect the data cable, pull out the hard drive assembly then you will have to remove the bracket from the original hard drive and transfer it to the new one.

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it may not be possible due to the laptop construction so

 

please read the comment that i have added to my flickr picture it helps to describe the hardrive in it's situation !

 

http://www.flickr.com/photos/philarch/5309502022/?reg=1&src=comment 

 

I've also taken a close up of my h/d to help you more..

 

http://www.flickr.com/photos/philarch/5311677793/  - cable and h/d 

 

 

thanks...

 

freom Phil..

 

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