Having problems with your Acer TravelMate 2501LMi Notebook ?

Removing HDD Hi Joshi, The laptop will not recognise ext (USB) CD Rom drive, although it is OK in device manager and works fine. How do I get the HDD out, maybe I can put the Acer HDD into my Pavilion and format and install the OS using my Pavilion and then putting the HDD back into the Travelmate or is that not possible?


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Microsoft will not activate windows if installed on another machine and moved.
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