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Russell H., Computer Repairer
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Experience:  Working to keep PC-type computers working since 1988.
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I am trying to install a 1 tb hard drive in a gateway laptop

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I am trying to install a 1 tb hard drive in a gateway laptop that originally had a 320 gb
hard drive. How do I a new os installed?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Computer Hardware
Expert:  SladeV replied 9 months ago.

My name is***** will help you too the best of my ability. How old is the unit, that your trying too add this drive too?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
gateway N-53 about 4 years old
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I cannot connect to the gateway to the internet. this is a different laptop I am using.
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Can you call me?
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I may seem impatient but I need more information from you.
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Please say something... 2 minutes...
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Your time is up. Send your answer to me by email.
Expert:  SladeV replied 9 months ago.

You are rather impatient, if there is no OS on that machine, you are not going too be able too get online with it. What we need too do is find the harddrive cover and remove the old drive. Anything, on that drive will stay, on that drive unless you do anything else too it. Do you have the Operating System Disk's, that came with the machine or have one that you are wanting too install also?