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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.

Image 1/3: Lay the PC flat on the front to gain access to the stand cover Image 2/3: Remove the single screw that holds the stand cover to the chassis with a flat tip screwdriver Image 3/3: Remove the single screw that holds the stand cover to the chassis with a flat tip screwdriver
  • 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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Image 1/3: The hard drive caddy is held in place with 1 Phillips screw Image 2/3: Use a #0 Phillips screwdriver to remove that screw Image 3/3: Use a #0 Phillips screwdriver to remove that screw
  • 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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Image 1/3: and pull it to the backside. This will remove the hard drive caddy from the computer. Image 2/3: To remove the hard drive from the caddy, turn it over. There are four Phillips scres that hold the hard drive in place. Image 3/3: To remove the hard drive from the caddy, turn it over. There are four Phillips scres that hold the hard drive in place.
  • 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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Image 1/2: Here is the failed drive. It is a Hitachi HDS721010CLA332. Failure with this drive is all to common. Image 2/2: Here is the failed drive. It is a Hitachi HDS721010CLA332. Failure with this drive is all to common.
  • 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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