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Hp 15-f305dx Hard Drive Replacement

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  1. Hp 15-f305dx Hard Drive Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Turn off the computer. If you are unsure whether the computer is off or in Hibernation, turn the computer on, and then shut it down through the operating system.

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    • Turn the computer upside down on a flat surface.

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    • Firmly slide the release latch to unlock the battery and slide the battery release latch to release the battery.

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    • Lift the battery from the middle and then pivot it outward to remove it from the computer.

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    • Flip the laptop around.

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    • Remove the single 7 mm screw from the top middle of the laptop using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

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    • Pry the keyboard out of the laptop gently and flip the keyboard around.

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    • Disconnect the connected cable from the mainboard.

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    • Remove the twelve screws from the bottom of the laptop with the Philips #0 Screwdriver.

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    • Eject the CD player on the side of the laptop by sliding it out.

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    • Use a Phillips # 1 Screwdriver to unscrew the three screws under the CD player

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    • Flip the device around and open it. Use the blue spudger tool to remove the casing around the keyboard space by driving it the crease and propping it up.

    • Once you have used the spudger tool all the way around the casing, lift the casing up from the device.

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    • Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the screw that holds the USB drive in the bottom right corner near the hard drive. Once removed, lift the USB drive off of the hard drive.

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    • Lift the hard drive from the device and unconnect the cord attached to it.

Conclusion

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

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