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SSD Problems HP Laptop dv5130us

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Not sure if anyone will have any ideas here but I figure its worth a shot.  I have a HP Pavilion dv5130us Turion ML-37 2ghz DDR 333 PATA HD windows vista ultimate 32 bit.  I know its older than dirt but I am replacing the 4200rpm 120gb Toshiba PATA hard drive with a Transcend PATA 128gb SSD.  The computer will not see the SSD no matter how i set the jumpers or bios.  Of course it does see it on a PATA>USB adapter in windows and my other PATA machine (Inspiron 6000) can see the SSD just fine as well as install windows.  For some reason can this particular HP series of laptops not see SSD or is there perhaps a brand type or size of SSD that has a better chance of being seen by the machine?  Thanks for any help you can offer :)

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It turns out this is a common occurrence on several HP models, intriguingly models employing PATA or SATA interfaces are both impacted by this conundrum.  After reviewing what data is available online I have concluded that no concrete solution to this issue exists at this time.  I am parking this here should it assist others in their own endeavors.  I have noted several examples where OCZ SSD particularly the Vertex model had functioned properly where other brands would not, however this is far from a surety, there have also been instances of OCZ drives not agreeing with these HP models.

In my efforts to deter a perpetual adverse spending pattern complemented by a floundering project I have decided to throw in the towel, I will disregard SSD for this particular system.  Instead a 100gb 7200rpm 2.5" platter system drive bolstered by a 16gb expresscard Sony SxS memory card flaunting sustained 105 MB/sec on which the paging file is deployed is scrumptious in comparison too not to mention clobbers the old lone OEM 4200rpm jalopy.  

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