Introduction

This guide will instruct you on how to replace the disk drive for the HP Pavilion dv7-3065dx. This is located on the side of the computer and is a quick fix!

Parts

No parts required.

Remove the Battery as a safety precaution There is a latch identified in the picture. By sliding this latch to the left, the battery is released from a lock position.
  • Remove the Battery as a safety precaution

  • There is a latch identified in the picture. By sliding this latch to the left, the battery is released from a lock position.

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Use a Philips screwdriver to unscrew one screw holding the disk drive to the laptop.
  • Use a Philips screwdriver to unscrew one screw holding the disk drive to the laptop.

  • In the photo there is a covering missing from another piece of the laptop but this will not impact the disk drive.

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Slide (pull) the disk drive out from the laptop and place it off to the side.
  • Slide (pull) the disk drive out from the laptop and place it off to the side.

  • The disk drive is the silver container as seen in the photo.

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Conclusion

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

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