Natalie wrote:I was just wondering if there are any precautions with handling the hard drive that I should know about before I do it?
Two screws and its in your hand, it and the PCMCIA slot come out together. Both are IDE devices. The BIOS should have no problem recognizing any HD you install.
The only problem will be installing WinXP from the Dell supplied CD and of course reinstalling all your software. Your looking at several hours.
How did it die? Were you backed up?
I have had a 1100 for the last 18 months, I've been very impressed for such a budget box.