A series of Pavilion branded laptop computers manufactured by Hewlett-Packard from 2008 that featured a 17.3" diagonal display. Available with an AMD or Intel processor.

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What is the best way to clean this system?

I am interested in upgrading my HP laptop and I wanted to know the best course of action to take updating the software/cleaning out the drives. I know I have to open her up and clean out the fan as well as upgrade the hard drive. I should probably update the os as well. I have already backed everything up on my external hard drive.

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Sonia, if you are going to replace the hard drive, then do not worry about cleaning the old one. Once you have a new drive, you will need to reinstall your OS or replace your OS with a newer version. For the hardware replacement and cleaning the fans etc. download the service manual from here. It will show you how to get to every part.

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