Introduction

If the blue screen of death occurs as well as strange noises emanating from the hard drive occur, replace the faulty or failing hard drive in your HP Elitebook 840 G1.

Parts

No parts required.

Working on your device while it is turned on may result in electric shock. Make sure to shut down and unplug your device before you begin.
  • Working on your device while it is turned on may result in electric shock. Make sure to shut down and unplug your device before you begin.

  • Flip device over so that the bottom panel is facing upwards.

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Slide the latch, to the left.
  • Slide the latch, to the left.

  • Slide the cover upwards to remove it.

Slide to your "other left", on this screen it would be to the right, to slide open the cover

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Once the cover is removed you will be able to see the battery and the two latches that hold it in place.
  • Once the cover is removed you will be able to see the battery and the two latches that hold it in place.

  • The two latches should be pulled back, one of which is spring loaded and must be held in place in order to remove the battery.

  • Lift up and remove the battery.

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Battery should easily be lifted up and out.
  • Battery should easily be lifted up and out.

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Loosen the four Phillips screws securing the hard drive. These screws will stay captive to the plastic hard drive bracket.
  • Loosen the four Phillips screws securing the hard drive.

    • These screws will stay captive to the plastic hard drive bracket.

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Grab the pull tab on the hard drives plastic casing and pull it out and to the side.
  • Grab the pull tab on the hard drives plastic casing and pull it out and to the side.

  • Make sure all screws have been properly loosened and are no longer connected at the bottom before doing this step.

  • Remove the 2.5" hard drive from the plastic bracket.

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Conclusion

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

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I'm surprised not to see a caution about removing the hard drive, but I guess generally I fixit users are pretty computer savvy!

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