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My little sisters got one of these (in pink) it too has had its fair share of bashing. But never malfunctioned, can't you just replace the HDD? i doubt anything else would have broke. Which way did it land and what did it hit?
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Anyone know what kind of HDD I need to buy for it? Nothing of value was probably lost. How do I install Windows XP back on it when the recovery partition is gone as well?
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You need a 1.8" drive. And you can load XP back on via a usb CD rom drive if you have a XP cd someplace
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Anyone know what kind of HDD I need to buy for it? Nothing of value was probably lost. How do I install Windows XP back on it when the recovery partition is gone as well?
As long as you have the legitimate product key you can download an ISO and just burn it to a DVD and then enter the product key as you would normally.
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You need a 1.8" drive. And you can load XP back on via a usb CD rom drive if you have a XP cd someplace
I am pretty sure most notebooks have a 2.5" hdd.
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As long as you have the legitimate product key you can download an ISO and just burn it to a DVD and then enter the product key as you would normally.
Netbooks don't have CD/DVD drives
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As long as you have the legitimate product key you can download an ISO and just burn it to a DVD and then enter the product key as you would normally.
It's a netbook though, most netbooks dont have DVD drives.
post #18 of 29
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I am pretty sure most notebooks have a 2.5" hdd.
Notebooks yes but the sff netbooks tend to use 1.8" drives. I have an acer AO

Depending what model Acer that is this should be the right HDD

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post #19 of 29
Yeah the ONE don't have no CD-Drive, it has a 2.5 hdd too.
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