Needless to say it came back with the old hdd in it and running all slow and lagging and then it decided to fail at the boot screen again. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. You cannot simply copy your current drive to the new one using windows. Talk to a Technician Now! This operation is simple or required particular technique? Log in or Sign up.

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Steve S May 10, You’ll need a small screwdriver to access the drive itself, but this is easily purchased at your toshiba portege m400 sata hdd electronics store. Artist looking for toshiba portege m400 sata hdd laptop upgrade homicidalaoakleyFeb 14,in forum: JediZeroMay 8, Now when you start to install the restore cd at some point near the beginning you will need to tap F6 it tells you at the bottom of the screen which tells xp to look at the floppy.

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That’s also an easy solution. I have since found out that this is something to do with the portege m having a SATA HDD which is not supported by Xp natively and needing to install raid drivers toshiba portege m400 sata hdd. Please assign your manual to a product: You cannot simply copy your current drive to the new one using windows. Are you a M4400 Computer and Internet Expert?

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You must log in or sign up to reply here. I have read that the recovery disk should be able to boot to a new disk directly and do the configuration but i can’t seem to get it working. Thanks in advanced Oli28 Edited by hamluis, 27 March – Shogmaster Feb 28, If the fan working fine means update the bios toshiba portege m400 sata hdd resolved.

BooshJul 21, at 6: The shop was saying sata cable but i don’t know about that plus i can’t find a replacement online. TabbedOutMay 8, Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer. Now I can not install xp hdd the new hdd.

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Either way you need to run the DMI utility toshiba portege m400 sata hdd the toshiba website. BooshJul 1,in forum: Of course, you can also toshiba portege m400 sata hdd Windows password remover if you have a password reset disk in advance. Hi there, Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

I guess I will just grab an enclosure for the same price that supports 2.

Hi, i want to upgrade the hard disk of my portege M As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Turns out it toshiba portege m400 sata hdd have just been a loose cable somewhere after a strip down to the motherboard and a rebuild it detected the new hdd and so far the install is working.