Having problems with your Compaq Presario 1.8GHz Mobile AMD SempronT 3000+ Wireless DVD RW Notebook ( hp Refurbished Model V5005 ) (EP421UAR) PC Notebook ?

I need to replace the hard drive in my v5000 Compaq laptop. it is currently a mk8025gas toshiba 80gb. how do i choose a newer updated hard drive to match? do i just install and turn back on with the xp disk in the disk drive?


Answers :

To replace the harddrive in computers you need to know the specifications of the Motherboard. Your laptop can handle the following:

Hard drives (include frame and connector) Spare Part Number

5400-rpm, 80-GB 407852-001
4200-rpm, 120-GB 407853-001
4200-rpm, 100-GB 407851-001
4200-rpm, 80-GB 410054-001
4200-rpm, 60-GB 407850-001
4200-rpm, 40-GB 407849-001
Go to the following site and put in the spare part numbers that i have listed and that should get you the upgrade you wanted. Enter the spare parts number above into the parts number in the search by part numbers box.

http://h20141.www2.hp.com/Hpparts/Default.aspx?mscssid=9E0783B718F3439680DC3A201F33E853



You can download the service manual for your laptop at:

http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c00700903.pdf
Basically you insert a new drive and insert the Windows XP installation CD and follow the screen instructions.
\015\012The specification for hard drives for the Compaq V5000 are as follows :-
\015\012Table 6-3
\015\012Hard Drives
\015\012120-GB* 100-GB* 80-GB*
\015\012Dimensions
\015\012Height
\015\012Width
\015\012Weight
\015\0129.5 mm
\015\01270 mm
\015\012102 g
\015\0129.5 mm
\015\01270 mm
\015\012102 g
\015\0129.5 mm
\015\01270 mm
\015\01299 g
\015\012Interface type ATA-5 ATA-5 ATA-5
\015\012Transfer rate
\015\012Synchronous (maximum)
\015\012Security
\015\012100 MB/sec
\015\012ATA security
\015\012100 MB/sec
\015\012ATA security
\015\012100 MB/sec
\015\012ATA security
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