Having problems with your Toshiba Satellite A135-S2276 Notebook ?

I have a toshiba satellite a135-s2276 that has served me well while deployed to Iraq. As a reward to my trusty machine I decided to upgrade the hard drive. while doing this I discovered that there is a second HDD bay with a spot for a SATA connector. The BIOS supports a second drive so this brings me to ask two question... 1)Has anyone successfully modified this laptop to accept a second drive? if yes... 2)where do I find the SATA connector to modify my Motherboard? Thanks in advance for your he


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Follow the link for detailed specs.
\015\012http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/tais/support/jsp/modelContent.jsp?ct=SB&os=&category=&moid=1596141&rpn=PSAD6U&modelFilter=A135-S2276&selCategory=3&selFamily=1073768663
\015\012according to them you are only able to have one hd which is SATA,
\015\012Mark
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