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Changing a hard drive is quite easy. In order to do this simply unplug your computer, Open your access panel and locate the original hard drive bay. Unscrew the mounting brackets and remove the connectors*note: make sure that you have some form of operating system ready to be installed if this is for replacing an original hard drive as without an OS your hard drive will probably be useless to you. Now simply put the new one in reversing how you removed the original. You will need a disk or a USB device in order to install windows to your hard drive. Now when you go to install your OS select format and follow the step by step instructions to finish this process out.

When you do this some of your hardware may not work correctly so you will need to get online, either to your computers OEM website for the drivers that are required for your specific computer or the manufacturers website in order to make sure you can actually use your hardware the way it was intended. For instance if you have a nvidia geforce 750 graphics card that was not installed by the manufacturer then you will need to go to the nvidia webiste and obtain the specific driver that will work for your OS. Also, make sure before you begin to do this if at all possible back up any sensitive or important information that you may want to keep and CANT EASILY REPLACE. Also note that there is a difference between IDE and Sata if your motherboard is IDE and your hard disk is SATA without an adapter they will not work together and vice versa.....
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