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    Hello i was just after some advice as i am looking to upgrade the hard drive on my pc. Don't know how to do it or what kind i need. At the moment it is at 32 GB which is not very good is it :-).

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    expect it is an EIDE drive

    guide here (its very easy)

    compreviews.about.com/od/…htm

    post a WANTED thread under the FS/FT sub-forum. Expect to pay about £15 including delivery for an 80gb drive.

    what is your operating system(os) is it windows 98/me or xp?

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    raptorcigs;1625683

    what is your operating system(os) is it windows 98/me or xp?



    It's xp

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    csiman;1625681

    expect it is an EIDE driveguide here (its very … expect it is an EIDE driveguide here (its very easy)http://compreviews.about.com/od/tutorials/ss/DIYSecHD.htmpost a WANTED thread under the FS/FT sub-forum. Expect to pay about £15 including delivery for an 80gb drive.



    Is this to fit a second drive because it has a small backup one that is 5GB

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    Also do i need to know what drive it is or will any fit my pc?

    any ide will fit try this progy to migrate to the new drive
    casperxp

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    you need an IDE drive (not SATA) and just swap over with your old 5gb one ensuring the switch on the back is set to SL (slave).

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    dcx_badass;1626132

    I don't think the 5GB one is a backup drive. I think its just another … I don't think the 5GB one is a backup drive. I think its just another partition tbh. I'm guessing there's only one HDD physically in the PC.



    Sounds about right. ie one 40GB drive.
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