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has a Sony VGN-S28GP whose laptop seems to be dead... out of warranty.. would like to take out the hard disk to retrieve the data but can't find any manual or instructions on removing the hard disk.
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here is a service manual it will tell you how to take it all apart for you so you can get the harddrive out.


088C2978d01.pdf
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@QEMS2--> that is the same service I have already linked to above. Please check other links before duplicating information.
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sorry, the above link is filtered for me at work.
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thx for the manual. is there any indication if its using the SATA or IDE type and the dimension of the hard disk?
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The specs show ultra ATA100 in the specs shown on this page
http://vaio-online.sony.com/prod_info/vgn-s28gp/specifications.html
If you go to the device manager you can probably get the model number of the DISK DRIVE and check the specs online.
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