Introduction

If your hard drive is not working or you want to add in a larger hard drive, follow this guide.

  1. Remove the two screws from the hard drive shield and lift it off starting at the right side.  The screws will remain in the shield. Remove the two screws from the hard drive shield and lift it off starting at the right side.  The screws will remain in the shield.
    • Remove the two screws from the hard drive shield and lift it off starting at the right side. The screws will remain in the shield.

  2. Pull the plastic tab attached to the hard drive. The hard drive lifts right out.  Pull gently so you don't damage the contacts. Pull the plastic tab attached to the hard drive. The hard drive lifts right out.  Pull gently so you don't damage the contacts.
    • Pull the plastic tab attached to the hard drive. The hard drive lifts right out. Pull gently so you don't damage the contacts.

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  4. Now you have your hard drive out! Now you have your hard drive out!
    • Now you have your hard drive out!

  5. Gently pull forward the HP adapter from the top of the hard drive. Insert the adapter onto the new SATA hard drive, to be replaced in the laptop.
    • Gently pull forward the HP adapter from the top of the hard drive.

    • Insert the adapter onto the new SATA hard drive, to be replaced in the laptop.

Conclusion

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

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thanks for your help

moyguens - Reply

I was scratching my head when I recvd the new hd w/out the adapter... LOL! thanks

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