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Introduction

This guide will help you replace the solid state drive from your HP EliteBook x360 830 G7 laptop.

The SSD is a piece of hardware that stores the digital content and data on your computer. The signs of a failing hard drive include overheating, unusual noises, program crashes, and/or a blue screen error.

Before using this guide, be sure to check out the troubleshooting page- sometimes malware and viruses can be removed without replacing the SSD.

Make sure to back up your SSD as to not lose any data. Power off and disconnect the laptop from any power source before starting.

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    • Turn the computer over so the back is facing up.

    • Use a Torx T5 screwdriver to remove the three 9 mm screws from the hinge of the device.

    • Use a Torx T5 screwdriver to remove the two 7 mm screws from the left and right mid-section of the case.

    • Lift the backplate from the computer.

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    • Lift the metal shielding off of the solid state drive.

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    • Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the 4 mm screw that secures the SSD.

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    • Gently pull the SSD free from the M.2 socket.

Conclusion

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

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