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Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the HP Pavilion g7-1368 hard drive. This process should take approximately 10 minutes using only a Phillips #1 screwdriver. Make sure to shut down the device before proceeding with the replacement.

Parts

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  1. Turn the device over so that the lower case is facing up.
    • Turn the device over so that the lower case is facing up.

    • Slide the battery release latch. The battery will pop up.

  2. Lift and remove the battery from its compartment.
    • Lift and remove the battery from its compartment.

  3. Loosen the two Phillips #1 screws that connect the service panel to the device.
    • Loosen the two Phillips #1 screws that connect the service panel to the device.

    • These are captive screws and cannot be fully removed. They will remain attached to the service panel.

  4. Slide the service panel down and pull it up to remove.
    • Slide the service panel down and pull it up to remove.

  5. Locate the hard drive. It is missing from the device pictured here.
    • Locate the hard drive.

    • It is missing from the device pictured here.

    • Disconnect the cable connector by pulling it away from the hard drive.

    • Remove the hard drive from the device.

Conclusion

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

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