Introduction

This guide will show how to replace the hard drive in the HP Pavilion dv6-2155dx.

Parts

No parts required.

Shutdown your computer and remove the battery before beginning the replacement. Loosen the screws using Phillips #01 screwdriver with the extension attached.
  • Shutdown your computer and remove the battery before beginning the replacement.

  • Loosen the screws using Phillips #01 screwdriver with the extension attached.

    • The screws will not come out completely but stay on the panel.

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After removing the two screws securing the Hard Drive to the bottom case, remove the panel to reveal the hard drive.
  • After removing the two screws securing the Hard Drive to the bottom case, remove the panel to reveal the hard drive.

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Locate the tab of the black Mylar film on the right hand side of the hard drive. Gently grip it with your thumb and index finger.
  • Locate the tab of the black Mylar film on the right hand side of the hard drive.

  • Gently grip it with your thumb and index finger.

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Pull the Hard Drive to the right  to loosen the it from the frame. The left side of the hard drive will pop up and should slide out freely until you see the black connector on it's right side, connecting it to the computer.
  • Pull the Hard Drive to the right to loosen the it from the frame.

  • The left side of the hard drive will pop up and should slide out freely until you see the black connector on it's right side, connecting it to the computer.

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When removing the Hard Drive from the frame, you will see a black connector on it's right side. Turn the Hard Drive over and grasp the Hard Drive with one hand as you grip the connector with the other hand to remove the connector from the hard drive.
  • When removing the Hard Drive from the frame, you will see a black connector on it's right side.

  • Turn the Hard Drive over and grasp the Hard Drive with one hand as you grip the connector with the other hand to remove the connector from the hard drive.

  • To safely remove the Hard Driver, do not wiggle or jerk the connector off of the Hard Drive, pull straight off.

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Conclusion

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

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