Having problems with your Toshiba Satellite A75-S211 Notebook ?

Hard drive I'm trying to installanew harddrive to my toshiba but it will not recognize it. I have twodifferent hard drives, one is30 gband the other is16,but it will not recognizeneither one. What could it be. All the hard drives are from toshiba. The machine is a Toshiba Satellite 2100 cds. Canyou help?


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The firm ware in the machine (depending how old it is)might not recognise that size drv or it needs formating,either way you can\015\012fix this with Disk Wizard.
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