Introduction

Here is a HP 310-1037 with a failed hard drive. The Hitachit 1TB hard drive is a common item to fail. The repalcement is very easy and not hidden screws or adhesive. All that is needed is a flathead screwdriver and a Phillips screwdriver.

  1. HP310-1037 Touchsmart PC with a dead hard drive. The hard drive is located behind the stand cover.
    • HP310-1037 Touchsmart PC with a dead hard drive. The hard drive is located behind the stand cover.

    • Lay the PC flat on the front to gain access to the stand cover

    • Remove the single screw that holds the stand cover to the chassis with a flat tip screwdriver

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  2. Remove the stand cover
    • Remove the stand cover

    • The hard drive caddy is held in place with 1 Phillips screw

    • Use a #0 Phillips screwdriver to remove that screw

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    • Lift the handle on the hard drive caddy

    • and pull it to the backside. This will remove the hard drive caddy from the computer.

    • To remove the hard drive from the caddy, turn it over. There are four Phillips scres that hold the hard drive in place.

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    • Once the four screws are removed, slide the hard drive out of the caddy.

    • Here is the failed drive. It is a Hitachi HDS721010CLA332. Failure with this drive is all to common.

    Where can I Get This Hard Drive? If you can e-mail me alan.becerril14@gmail.com

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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