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Fansome

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Hard drive upgrade
« on: October 22, 2008, 1234 UTC »
I just upgraded my Dell laptop from 120 gb HD to 320 gb. Tiger Direct has Seagate 320 gb 2.5" drives for $89, and I got the Apricorn EZGig II USB II upgrade package, without hard drive, for about $40, direct from Apricorn.

You put the new drive in the EZGig enclosure, plug it into the laptop via the supplied USB cable, and run the software from the EZGig CD. It took about 2.5 hours to clone the 120 gb drive, which had about 100 gb of data on it. There were a few false starts, but it eventually worked. This was with Windows Vista Business Edition.

One nice thing about the EZGig hardware is that it also serves as an external drive caddy, once you've swapped drives. It works with SATA or PATA 2.5" drives.

Long live Bill Gates!!!

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Re: Hard drive upgrade
« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2008, 1333 UTC »
Long live Bill Gates!!!

Heh!  I smell 'nix bait.
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Re: Hard drive upgrade
« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2008, 2224 UTC »
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Heh!  I smell 'nix bait.

You got that right ;)

Bill Gates is a wannabe :P

We all know Dell laptops work best (even the WiFi) on Ubuntu.

Long live Linus Torvalds!

Peace!

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Re: Hard drive upgrade
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2008, 0720 UTC »
I am Not a Troll.

Point is. When Bill wants to launch the Warheads from Vandenberg, we will see about all of this. Loonix central will be a Glowing Crater.

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Re: Hard drive upgrade
« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2008, 1022 UTC »
Little penguin saboteurs will make the warheads misfire.

...3...2...1...laun *BOOM* :D ;D ;)

Peace!

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Re: Hard drive upgrade
« Reply #5 on: October 23, 2008, 1425 UTC »
I am Not a Troll.

Point is...

Yikes, it's "Al-toma!"  Or izzit "Fantoma?"

Suddenly I feel ... pointy.
That li'l ol' DXer from Texas
Unpleasant Frequencies Crew
Al: Palstar R30C & various antennae
Snoopy: Sony ICF-2010
Roger: Magnavox D2935
(Off-air recordings.)
Email=my name at hotmail dot com