Any words of wisdom? Maybe instead of increasing the primary partition you can create a second partition on the drive? I must be missing a screw or two. If one of the modules failed, the laptop might not boot properly. It was slow — but working fine before I started this whole process. Try disconnecting the hard drive and start the laptop. After the update try using Partition Magic again.

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Connect both brackets to the new drive, connect the cable, install the drive back into the laptop and install the cover.

Will it bypass the VAIO logo with the hard drive disconnected? What can it be? I cannot tell without testing the laptop. I was instructed to press Sony vaio pcg-6g7p and restore from the partition. I guess I need to replace the hard drive also. I guess you are talking about the hard drive password. If the original hard drive is still sony vaio pcg-6g7p a good working condition, you can try reinstalling factory software on the original hard drive and then cloning it to a larger drive.

Ideas on where I can purchase a replacement hard drive — nothing fancy, just want to get it working again for basic quicken. I got it when sony vaio pcg-6g7p previous owner brought it in with a crashed HD.

Did you go though the whole recovery process? Can you help me find a replacement cable that will work for this laptop?

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You can support this site. Maybe something like in this guide: It shut down in the middle. Any chance may have restored with Norton improperly? Any words sony vaio pcg-6g7p wisdom? You will not be able to access with hard drive if you forgot the password.

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I must be missing a screw or two. Try reconnecting the hard drive cable on both ends — motherboard and hard drive itself.

They decided to abandon it. Sony say Recovery discs will not work on a different size hard drive to original!!! On my last Sony laptop, I also could see the fan on the bottom, but it took me about 1. Boot your aony sony vaio pcg-6g7p the first recovery disc and follow the wizard on the screen. I am guessing their might be a limit to how much the bios can address but can not confirm this. Enter the BIOS setup menu and try loading default settings. The original one failed and I decided to upgrade it with a faster one.

Sony vaio pcg-6g7p help will be much appreciated. Probably try replacing the hard drive cable.

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I have the same problem. If you appreciate my work and find this information useful, please support this site. Thanks for your help. They can find the part sony vaio pcg-6g7p and order it for you directly from Sony.

I tried many password but failed. I have a sony vaio pcg-vbcp the gov. As you understand, the new drive comes without software.