Firstly, can i do this myself? The dv hard drive uses an ide connector not SATA so you’ll need to get one like this. The connection is tested and found to be good. Thanks in advance for your answers Yes, my password is: Share This Page Tweet. No, create an account now.

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HP Pavilion DV5000 Series Notebook Hard Drives

I have 2 Pavilion dv with duo Centrino processors. Hardware Components and Aftermarket Upgrades.

All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation. It worked, on both machines.

Just the party line – no help at all. Message 3 of 7. There should be no limitation due to the BIOS. Firstly, can i do this myself? Pop the drive out.

Message 7 of 7. You must log in or sign up to reply here. I did check that my recovery disks worked with the original harddrive installed – at least to the extent of getting the first menu up. Share This Page Tweet. You will not be able to continue to recover this system with these discs” error I’m getting when I try with the unformatted GB drive?


I forgot to say that I’m still running Windows XP.

saga The old hard disk has had its biscuit. I tried the tech live chat but the person on the other end just quoted the manual for the hard drive sizes that were supported and tested at that time this computer harrd out. It will not funcyion.

I don’t what they’re doing right now. According to the Western Digital site, the drive uses the default Windows driver – no special driver needed.

Your name or email address: Then put it back in.

I’m guessing they just don’t like any hardware change. There’s a picture here.

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They’ll probably send you a new set. I get an error message saying the PC recovery discs don’t recognize the system. Message 4 of 7. Your recovery discs fail to recognise the new drive because the HP recovery program probably mapped your old hardrive’s size and addresses in the recovery discs What Notebook Should I Buy?


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Can I replace E screen with a screen from E? Hence my GB probably won’t work. Do you already have an account?