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Hi i have just bought a toshiba satellite s1800-400 which said no software included that was fine but failed to tell me no hard drive!!! can you tell me if any toshiba hard drive will do or does it have to be the model no: i dont know what the spec is. Thanks

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Toshiba Satellites can take any 2.5" IDE/ATAPI drive. You can use capacities from 20Gb to 1Tb and spin speeds of 5400, 7200 or 10000 rpm. You are not limited to Toshiba branded drives. I often install Hitachi or IBM (Hitachi OEM) drives purely for their reliability. You would also be well advised to make sure that the machines BIOS is up to date by checking on the Toshiba Support website for current Downloads for Drivers and BIOS before adding the new drive.
\015\012Also remember that with HD's you are well advised to buy a good quality product with the longest warranty available and shop around but be careful as there are many 2nd rate products on the market and most usually sold by on line traders. So ask if the product is new and 1st grade, 2nd grade, refurbished, short life warranted return, etc.
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