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(Solved) - How to make sure i m buying the correct hd for my acer laptop that crashed

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  • Started 1 year ago by Matlock77777
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Matlock77777
Posts: 10

Hi all,
I have a laptop called Acer Aspire 5538g
My hd crashed
I want to order a new HD as soon as possible
But how can i know for sure that it will fit in my laptop
Is there a universal type of HD for laptops ?
I don t care for speed
I just want it to fit in my laptop

Thanks

Posted 1 year ago
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vistamike
vistamike
Posts: 10945

Sata is the standard; IE; http://www.amazon.co.uk/500GB-.....B004PITWQQ is an example

Mike

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

As for physical size, it's 2.5".

Posted 1 year ago
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LadyFitzgerald
Posts: 2232

How do you know the HDD crashed?

Posted 1 year ago
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Xhi
Xhi
Posts: 6298

On this google page there is a PDF service manual for your 5538. Page 48 describes how to replace the disk drive.

You can replace the drive with a 160/250/320/500 GB or larger hard disk drive according to Acer Aspire 5538 Notebook Series Specifications.

Posted 1 year ago
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whs
whs
Posts: 17584

Best would be to replace it with a SSD. It's more reliable and a LOT faster.

Posted 1 year ago
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Matlock77777
Posts: 10

Hi Xhi

Thanks for your answer

Reading through your papers

i clicked report by accident.

Sorry for this

Posted 1 year ago
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