If it is a problem and you can’t get the utility, you may have to purchase a new copy of Windows. No longer on the current models thankfully! Dec 30, Posts: Jul 1, Posts: Thanks, this confirms my better sense.

Uploader: Kazilar
Date Added: 6 January 2016
File Size: 9.95 Mb
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X
Downloads: 20547
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]

If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. The new hard drive is a SATA 3. No longer on the current models thankfully!

Sata connector for Hp Pavilion DV | MyBroadband

CNET’s Forum on laptops is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts. This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff.

Unfortunately, I don’t know if the utility is available to the general public. Well, the DV series units are flextastic piles of junk, even for an HP.

Related Drivers  PENABLED WACOM DRIVER

You might run into Windows reinstallation issues if you replace the hard drive. Jul 1, Posts: Wed Jun 17, 1: The power draw issue is usually only seen in older laptops IME, P3 level. Please try again now or at a later time.

Tue Jun 16, 9: Track this discussion and email me pavllion there are updates. I looked at the chipset and it will run at the old speed.

Sata connector for Hp Pavilion DV6500

Would a RPM drive be advisable? Thanks, this confirms my better sense.

Tue Jun 16, 6: Too lazy to check the others My question is the hard drive interface capable of supporting SATA 3? This was helpful 0.

Power draw amperage would be one concern, as would heat. I’m glad to hear what is effectively the second generation or 1.

HP Pavilion dv series Hard Drive upgrade compatibility – Ars Technica OpenForum

Los Angeles, Paviloion Registered: If the utility isn’t run, the restore disks may not recognize the hard drive and refuse to sataa Windows to activate. Sexually explicit or offensive language Spam: Discussion topics include hardware component and upgrades, ultrabooksgaming laptops, Netbooksand laptops accessories and much more.

Related Drivers  GIGAPORT AG USB SOUND CARD DRIVER

Linwood Ars Scholae Palatinae Tribus: It dosn’t have to be big mind you. I think Samsung’s was also If it is a problem and you can’t get the utility, you may have to purchase a new copy of Windows. HP Pavilion dv series Hard Drive upgrade compatibility 7 posts.

Thu Jun 18, 2: Tue Jun 16, 3: The drive however should work fine. Dec 30, Posts: