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HP Pavilion g7-1150us Hard Drive Replacement

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  1. HP Pavilion g7-1150us Hard Drive Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 2 HP Pavilion g7-1150us Hard Drive Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Slide the battery removal switch towards the center of the laptop until the battery pops out.

  2. HP Pavilion g7-1150us Hard Drive Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the battery from the computer.

  3. HP Pavilion g7-1150us Hard Drive Replacement, Surface Panel: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Unscrew the two 4mm Phillips #0 screws found in the surface panel.

  4. HP Pavilion g7-1150us Hard Drive Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 HP Pavilion g7-1150us Hard Drive Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Using the spudger, pry the surface panel off starting from the side where the battery was located.

    • Pry the remainder of the panel off by sliding the spudger underneath the panel and gently lifting.

    • Aim for the corners of the panel while using the spudger to methodically remove it without damaging it.

  5. HP Pavilion g7-1150us Hard Drive Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Lift the pried surface panel off of the computer.

  6. HP Pavilion g7-1150us Hard Drive Replacement, Hard Drive: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Grab the hard drive gently on either side. The left side is where the hard drive is connected to the laptop.

    • The hard drive was missing from our device.

  7. HP Pavilion g7-1150us Hard Drive Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Gently pull the hard drive to the right away from the connector. When fully disconnected you have safely removed the hard drive!

Conclusion

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

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