Introduction

The hard drive is where all of the data on the computer is stored. Follow this guide to replace the hard drive in the HP G62-144DX

  1. Our device did not come with a battery, therefore  no battery will be shown. Make sure to turn off the laptop before starting and flipping it upside down.
    • Our device did not come with a battery, therefore no battery will be shown.

    • Make sure to turn off the laptop before starting and flipping it upside down.

    • Slide the lock to the right, located slightly above the battery location.

    • While pulling the lock, pull the battery out, keeping it flat and parallel to the laptop so that it slides out easily.

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  3. Loosen the 2 Phillips  2.5x6 screws in the rectangular panel with a Phillips #1 screwdriver. The screws will stay in the panel, but come free from the body of the computer. Gently remove the panel with a plastic opening tool.
    • Loosen the 2 Phillips 2.5x6 screws in the rectangular panel with a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

    • The screws will stay in the panel, but come free from the body of the computer.

    • Gently remove the panel with a plastic opening tool.

  4. Unscrew the three 3x4 Phillips screws holding the hard drive in with a Phillips #1 screwdriver. Pull the hard drive cable out of the motherboard. Pull the hard drive out of the computer.
    • Unscrew the three 3x4 Phillips screws holding the hard drive in with a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

    • Pull the hard drive cable out of the motherboard.

    • Pull the hard drive out of the computer.

Conclusion

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

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