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HP Pavilion 11-n010dx Hard Drive Replacement

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  1. HP Pavilion 11-n010dx Hard Drive Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 2 HP Pavilion 11-n010dx Hard Drive Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Use the nylon spudger to remove the rubber pads near the hinge of the screen, then remove the screws under the pads.

    • Use the Phillips #0 to remove four 9mm screws.

    • Use the Phillips #0 to remove seven 6mm screws.

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    • Use the nylon spudger to pry the back casing near the hinges for the screen.

    • Continue to pry along the edge of the back case until the back is ready to be removed.

    • Careful when beginning to remove the case. There is a cable attached between the bottom case and the motherboard that must be properly disconnected.

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    • Use the blue plastic opening tool to lift up on the white tab that is holding the cable in place on the motherboard.

    • Now carefully pull the cable out of place and remove the entire back casing.

  4. HP Pavilion 11-n010dx Hard Drive Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the five 6mm screws that hold the battery in place using the Phillips #0.

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    • Use the nylon spudger to pry away the blue/white wire that is positioned near your battery.

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    • Disconnect the battery cable from the motherboard by carefully pulling on the black wire at the point closest to the white tab.

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    • Remove the battery from your device.

  8. HP Pavilion 11-n010dx Hard Drive Replacement, Hard Drive: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Use the Phillips #0 to remove the three 3mm screws holding the hard drive in place.

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    • Carefully lift the hard drive out of place using the tag.

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    • Gently pull on the cable connector to disconnect the hard drive from your device.

Conclusion

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

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Joseph Lintz

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2 Comments

Thanks a lot Joseph ! Works well for the model 11-n000nf !

Nicolas - Reply

Thanks Joseph-I was able to get it open, disconnect the battery and ordered a new battery. We’ll see if this corrects the problem. Computer was sleeping for over a year. Thank you for your pictures and easy to follow instructions.

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