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.
  • 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.

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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.

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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.

  • 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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Can I transfer the information on the hard drive to another computer? How? My laptop won’t turn on and I’ve tried everything.

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