Introduction

Is the hard drive on you HP Envy x360 m6-aq103dx acting up or not working correctly? Follow this simple guide to replace the hard drive. You'll need a plastic opening tool and a Phillips Head #1 screwdriver.

Flip the laptop over to expose the underside. Remove the two grip pads with blue plastic opening tool by inserting the tool between the laptop and the pads and slowly lifting up. The grip pads are tacky, remove slowly to avoid separating the adhesive.
  • Flip the laptop over to expose the underside.

  • Remove the two grip pads with blue plastic opening tool by inserting the tool between the laptop and the pads and slowly lifting up.

  • The grip pads are tacky, remove slowly to avoid separating the adhesive.

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Remove the two 8 mm Phillips Head screws that were under the grip pads using a Phillip's Head 1 Screwdriver.
  • Remove the two 8 mm Phillips Head screws that were under the grip pads using a Phillip's Head 1 Screwdriver.

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Remove the six 5 mm Torx screws using a T5 Torx Screwdriver.
  • Remove the six 5 mm Torx screws using a T5 Torx Screwdriver.

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Use the nylon spudger to pop off the bottom cover by inserting it into the heat vent and twisting to the left or right. You may hear a slight clicking or popping, but that is normal. You may hear a slight clicking or popping, but that is normal.
  • Use the nylon spudger to pop off the bottom cover by inserting it into the heat vent and twisting to the left or right.

  • You may hear a slight clicking or popping, but that is normal.

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Disconnect the ribbon cable with the purple tag by flipping the black tab with the plastic opening tool. Disconnect the ribbon cable by gently pulling it away from the connector with your fingers. Disconnect the ribbon cable by gently pulling it away from the connector with your fingers.
  • Disconnect the ribbon cable with the purple tag by flipping the black tab with the plastic opening tool.

  • Disconnect the ribbon cable by gently pulling it away from the connector with your fingers.

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Remove the two Phillips head screws (5 mm) using the Phillip's head #1 screwdriver. Use your hands to lift the hard drive up and remove it. Use your hands to lift the hard drive up and remove it.
  • Remove the two Phillips head screws (5 mm) using the Phillip's head #1 screwdriver.

  • Use your hands to lift the hard drive up and remove it.

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Conclusion

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

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