Introduction

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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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  • Now you have your hard drive out!

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Image 1/2: Insert the adapter onto the new SATA hard drive, to be replaced in the laptop. Image 2/2: 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.

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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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