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March 14, 2016 11:54:38 AM

I own a Toshiba Satellite L875. I had issues with is and bought another Toshiba Satellite, but it is the L-855D. The hard drives on both laptops are the same. All the numbers match. Can I switch them out?

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March 14, 2016 11:58:15 AM

no. different model, and windows activate only to the model that it came with.
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March 14, 2016 12:29:14 PM

The hard drives should be interchangeable, but the installed OS is not. You would need to get install media from Toshiba for the L875 and use that media to re-install the OS for that laptop. Probably easier (and smarter) to just pick up a new laptop hard drive/SSD and re-installing the OS to the new drive.

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March 14, 2016 9:47:28 PM

littledevil1, why do you want to switch them out?
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