07-10-2005, 01:26 PM
| | Re: Hard drive compatibility
"andywon" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Recently seen some articles about hard drives and wonder if anybody
> can give me some advice on the problem I am currently encountering.
> About 6 months ago, the original 6G HD in the 4270 failed and I
> replaced it a new IBM Travelstar 20G. I managed to install WIN98SE in
> it but not Win 2000 or Win XP. When installing Win 2000/XP, the screen
> showed "hard drive fails" or something like "non-repairable error in
> the hard disk". I didn't have the same problem before with my
> original 6G HD. I am using a IBM Travelstar (Model: IC25N020ATCS04-0
> 4200RPM) with no setting on jumper. I would be glad if anybody have
> any suggestion.
> Andy :cry:
I suppose the 4270 might be a Toshiba laptop, but then again it might not.
I would suggest you do a bit of a google to find out more on the machines
Could be the drive size is too big for the machine.