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What does the Hard drive look like as a chip inside, or where is it? (map)

\015 I have acquired a NEC Versa LX and need to install a new hard drive onto it. how can I find it on the inside of my laptop. What I mean is.. what does it look like?\015

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There is usually a door or slide panel on the bottom of the machine. But I have to know this. If you do replace it do you know which kind to buy? Do you know how to format it and install the operating system? One other thought, some hard drives are located under the keyboard. If you locate the drive you can determine the kind to replace it with by looking at the connector. One the hard drive are there two rows of pins surrounded by a rectangular box? One pin should be missing. Or are there two flat connectors, one being bigger than the other and both having a downward pointing slot? If this is the first case then you'll need to replace it with a 160G IDE drive (or less). If this is the second case, it's a SATA drive and you can replace it with whatever size you can afford. When you're ready to install the drive and the operating system, email me.
Here is a link that shows you how to remove the hard drive:
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\015\012http://support.necam.com/mobilesolutions/hardware/notebooks/versalx/upgrade/versalxupg-hd/removhd/
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\015\012Click on this link or copy and paste the complete link into your browser.
\015\012If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
\015\012Thanks, Joe
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