Question Laptop hdd change

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What needs to be checked for a hdd change on a laptop? Can an hdd from another laptop brand be used on the other, fpr example using a dell laptop hdd on a asus laptop, is there any universal size for the hdd or do each laptop have a specific size or fit ? In this case its for a Toshiba c45 laptop, would lile to know the available options on hdd for change
 

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What needs to be checked for a hdd change on a laptop? Can an hdd from another laptop brand be used on the other, fpr example using a dell laptop hdd on a asus laptop, is there any universal size for the hdd or do each laptop have a specific size or fit ? In this case its for a Toshiba c45 laptop, would lile to know the available options on hdd for change
The physical size of the HDD is almost certainly 2.5".
Any 2.5" SATA drive will work. HDD or SATA III SSD.

The software on it can't be imported from one system to another.

Being probably this laptop (or a variant), it is a SATA drive.
No problem.

https://icecat.biz/en/p/toshiba/pscd2p-013lm2/satellite-notebooks-c45-asp4310fl-22618083.html


Why are you looking to do this change?
 
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Apr 18, 2022
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The physical size of the HDD is almost certainly 2.5".
Any 2.5" SATA drive will work. HDD or SATA III SSD.

The software on it can't be imported from one system to another.

Being probably this laptop (or a variant), it is a SATA drive.
No problem.

https://icecat.biz/en/p/toshiba/pscd2p-013lm2/satellite-notebooks-c45-asp4310fl-22618083.html


Why are you looking to do this change?

Thanks for this information, will be looking into the size then, i am to change the hdd due to the laptop not booting, a message pops up that says"no bootable device, please insert bootable disk", the hdd aparently has a windows installed, its strange since the bios detects the hdd but upon trying to get into windows is pops up the message
 

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Thanks for this information, will be looking into the size then, i am to change the hdd due to the laptop not booting, a message pops up that says"no bootable device, please insert bootable disk", the hdd aparently has a windows installed, its strange since the bios detects the hdd but upon trying to get into windows is pops up the message
Could be just a corrupt OS install, or a dead drive.

What OS is/was this?
 
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