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Is your HP Pavilion Wave fan malfunction or humming too loud? If that's the case, it can be fix by simply replacing the one and only system fan.

Disconnect the PC from power source and any other devices.
  • Disconnect the PC from power source and any other devices.

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Turn the computer over and remove the rubber feet. Remove the three 8mm Philips screws with a Philips #0 Screwdriver.
  • Turn the computer over and remove the rubber feet.

  • Remove the three 8mm Philips screws with a Philips #0 Screwdriver.

  • Use a pry tool and lift up on the lid.

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Remove the two cables circled in red for the front IO panel. Remove the two cables circled in red for the front IO panel.
  • Remove the two cables circled in red for the front IO panel.

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From back IO panel pry open the casing as indicated. From back IO panel pry open the casing as indicated.
  • From back IO panel pry open the casing as indicated.

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To remove the hard drive, remove the four 8mm Philips screws using a Philips #0 Screwdriver. Remove Power and SATA cables from on top of the drive. Remove Power and SATA cables from on top of the drive.
  • To remove the hard drive, remove the four 8mm Philips screws using a Philips #0 Screwdriver.

  • Remove Power and SATA cables from on top of the drive.

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After screws have been removed grab the Hard Drive and pull it out of the dock.
  • After screws have been removed grab the Hard Drive and pull it out of the dock.

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After removing your hard drive, remove the two  1.2mm Phillips #1 screws from the bottom of your case . After removing your hard drive, remove the two  1.2mm Phillips #1 screws from the bottom of your case .
  • After removing your hard drive, remove the two 1.2mm Phillips #1 screws from the bottom of your case .

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Remove the  8 mm Phillips #0 screw that is connected the top bezel and the top cover using the driver kit. Remove the  8 mm Phillips #0 screw that is connected the top bezel and the top cover using the driver kit.
  • Remove the 8 mm Phillips #0 screw that is connected the top bezel and the top cover using the driver kit.

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Using  a flathead screwdriver, remove the  8 mm Phillips #1 screw that connects the body casing and the top bezel(the one at the bottom of memory card slot). Using  a flathead screwdriver, remove the  8 mm Phillips #1 screw that connects the body casing and the top bezel(the one at the bottom of memory card slot).
  • Using a flathead screwdriver, remove the 8 mm Phillips #1 screw that connects the body casing and the top bezel(the one at the bottom of memory card slot).

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Remove the top bezel.
  • Remove the top bezel.

  • You will have to take off a pair of wire connecting the bezel with the body to be able to completely detach it.

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Turn the device to the top side where you can see the top cover and the speaker. Using a flathead or Phillips #1 screwdriver, unscrew all the  eight  8.0 mm screws that connect the top cover to the other components of the casing. Gently remove the top cover.
  • Turn the device to the top side where you can see the top cover and the speaker.

  • Using a flathead or Phillips #1 screwdriver, unscrew all the eight 8.0 mm screws that connect the top cover to the other components of the casing.

  • Gently remove the top cover.

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After removing the top cover, locate the system fan on the left side of memory compartment. Remove three 1.2 cm Phillips #1 screws that connect the fan with the main body. Remove three 1.2 cm Phillips #1 screws that connect the fan with the main body.
  • After removing the top cover, locate the system fan on the left side of memory compartment.

  • Remove three 1.2 cm Phillips #1 screws that connect the fan with the main body.

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Simply slide up the fan after removing the screws. Simply slide up the fan after removing the screws.
  • Simply slide up the fan after removing the screws.

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Conclusion

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

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