RE: A laptop installation challenge
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- Subject: RE: A laptop installation challenge
- From: "Kevin Ross" <Kevin@FamilyRoss.net>
- Date: Sun, 1 Nov 2009 14:50:43 -0800
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> However, I cannot locate the HD, and suspect
> that it is under a thin aluminium frame which
> will involve dismantling the entire casing.
> Under the key pad I can see the IDE ribbon and
> connector so can locate the HD - I just don't
> see a viable way of accessing it.
> The laptop is a rebranded Mitac 7321 which is
> well described at http://bongolia.org/linux/mitac7321.php .
The manual indicates the hard drive is located in a slide-out tray on the
side of the computer, which is held in place by a single screw on the bottom
of the computer. Pretty standard for all laptops.
I downloaded the manual from http://mtc.mitacservice.com/