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How do you remove the hard drive from a Toshiba Satellite 1625 notebook?
ok here's the deal, i want you to know that removing the harddrive from a laptop is not the best thing to do. you can injure the computer or the HD it's self. But if you want to know, on the side of the computer there should be the batery, and other ports, now there will be a piece of the computer that looks like it can be pulled out, it can be. however, you must first unscrew it from the motherboard. it is very easy to do this, simply turn the laptop over and look for a screw that looks like it was holding it in, unscrew it and turn the laptop back over again. now, usually the HD is on the opposite side of the computer as the battery. when the screw is out and you are sure you have it, give the piece a good pull. with a few good tuggs it should come out. Replacing the hard drive in a Toshiba 1625 is very easy to do, and no more risky to your computer than dropping in a memory chip. It should take less than 5 minutes. On the bottom of the 1625 are three screws with the letter K embossed next to them - those are 3 of 7 screws that hold the keyboard in place, The other four screws are accesed by snapping off (no screws) the narrow ridge of plastic spanning the screen hinges - it's the piece with the 7 little leds and icons. Yes, it really does snap off (swing the screen way back). Remove the other 4 screws and lift the keyboard out. The hard drive is the 10x7cm box you see in the middle. Removing the two screws on the right side will enable you to lift (using the plastic tab) that end of the harddrive up just to the level that you can slide it out to the right (the HD socket is at the other end). DON'T ATTEMPT TO LIFT IT STRAIGHT OUT - IT HAS TO BE UNPLUGGED FROM THE SOCKET BY PULLING TO THE RIGHT. You may have to rock it back and forth while pulling. When installing a new hard drive, you'll obviously do the reverse, but be careful to hold the drive up with one hand as you plug it in so you can lower it gently into place.
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Use any of the partition utilities listed on the Wikipedia article (see related links).
Answer I looked for the user guide, but there is a problem on the TOshiba homepage (as usual...). My guess is this: turn around you notebook on the bac…k. On the left side (there are also the audio chinch plugins!) you will see a latch that sourrounds also the audio ports. It is fixed by 1 - 3 screws, try the loosen these screws. then you might be abel to pull out the hard drive to the side (it might be behind the plastic latch). BE CAREFULLY! THE CONNECTORS FROM NOTEBOOK-HDDs ARE VERY THIN!! Good luck.
To remove fragments from a hard drive you can run a disk defragmenter usually found under the advanced tab of the computer properties menu(found by right clicking on my …computer or computer)
We need to know the exact model, for now you can go to Toshiba's website and click on Support then Download Drivers. I have put a link in the related links that will bring you… right to the website. i had the same problem and i find the solution here : http://withsteps.com/how-to-download-drivers-for-toshiba-products/
Within Windows XP And Windows Vista Open the Control Panel.Open Administrative Tools.Open Computer Management.In the left pane, under Storage, open Disk Management.The …right pane should show a list of your drives, by letter, above a diagram of what partitions they have if any.Right-click within any of the fields below the colored bars, and select Delete Partition. This is correct but be careful because you will delete all the files etc on the partition too. Another way to get to it is right click on My Computer and click Manage. Then continue as above.It is recommended that you do not remove a partition if you can at all live with the partition being on your hard drive. It is documented that removing a partition can be detrimental and cause major problems within the windows environment.Remove partitions within windows at your own risk!! Third party software could also be used to remove/edit hard drive partitions.
Answer On a non-laptop type computer you "open" the machine typically a machine has thumb screws or screws holding a side panel secure. Remove those screws to ga…in access to the contents within. A hard-drive is a device about 5 1/4" wide and abuot 6" long. A ribbon cable and power cable will be connected to the hard-drive. Remove both of these connectors by firmly pulling them. Next depending on your cable there will be 2 screws on each side of the hard-drive securing the drive to the drive bay. Remove these screws and the hard-rive will become free of the machine. All machines are different, so this is a general comment on how to remove a hard-drive. On laptops, these are much different. Most laptops have a access panel, usually screwed to the laptop. Once you remove this panel there will be a tab afixed to a 2 1/2" wide hard-drive. You pull on this tab and the hard-drive and drive cradle will slip out of the laptop. Again all machines are different, the best bet is to read the manual before starting. And at all times be sure to remove the power cord and if working on a laptop the battery before starting.
A Toshiba laptop typically sells for about 3 times what it is worth or at least $1500 in US currency. They are actually worth about $200 new. Right now careful shopping can ge…t you a Google notebook for $200 or less.
Look at the front of the machine beside the activity LEDs. You'll see a panel. Turn the machine over and unscrew the panel, theres only one screw holding it on. Now, it takes …some working to actually get this cover off, but it will come off eventualy. Inside there you'll find the harddrive, its just a simple matter of unscrewing it and pulling the cradle out.Refitting is the reverse of removal.
Is it possible to upgrade a Toshiba Satellite T2130CS to Windows 98 SE even though it only has a floppy drive and no CD drive?
Yes. There are a couple ways you could do this. 1. You could purchase an external CD-ROM drive that connects to the parallel port. Using a special DOS boot floppy and …driver, you could then launch the Windows 98 setup CD. 2. You could remove the laptop's hard drive, plug it into another computer, install Windows 98, and then place it back. It will likely be missing some drivers, but you can supply these on floppies.
How do you upgrade a toshiba satellite t2130cs to win98se even though it only has a floppy drive and no CD drive?
If your computer has a USB port, you can buy an external CD drive. There used to be external CD drives for the parallel ports, but I'm not sure if they are still sold. Also, I… wouldn't recommend upgrading to win98se. It isn't a stable operating system. Check the web for used external CD drives for your PC.
Toshiba does not specify a maximum size hard drive for this laptop. Based on its age / date of manufacture, it was probably built around the time of the 2.1 GB barrier, and th…us is already equipped with the largest possible drive usable under most operating systems.
you can do a re-format or a partition format meaning you will not get rid of everything on you computer in you documents and so on but will get rid of all the behind the scene…s stuff slowing you down, formatting will get rid of everything on you computer even some Microsoft programmes so you will then have to install everythin connected to your computer, even the internet in some cases it is worth it if you think you may have been hacked or you want to just clean up your computer. to reformat you will need discs that you will have got with your computer when you purchased it, also all the stuff you previously had on the computer such as word, media players ect, you will need on these disc so you will be able to re-install after formatting. i recommend reading up on the net about reformatting first it is quite tricky unless you know what your doing but it is worth it in the long run. hope this helps, jolene
This varies heavily by model. Very old Tecras have the hard drive in the front, underneath the sound card. Other models have them either on the side, or directly underne…ath, covered by a flat panel.
Open Up the case # disconect all cables going to the hard drive # Remove the screws holding it in place # pull/push the drive out of the coumputer
Officially, two, if you give up the use of the floppy drive.