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Introduction

Follow this guide to replace the hard drive on HP 15-ba0709dx laptop. This repair may be needed if your computer is showing the symptoms such as freezing, slowing down, or corrupting files.

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    • Flip the device over and locate the battery compartment.

    • Slide the battery release latch on the left and right side until the battery is detached from its slot.

    • A noticeable pop will be heard when the battery is fully released.

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    • Pull the battery out of its slot.

    • Be careful not to damage any of the connectors in the process.

  3. HP 15-ba0709dx Hard Drive Replacement, Back Cover: étape 3, image 1 de 1
    • Place the laptop on a clean, flat surface with the bottom side facing up.

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    • Using a Phillips Head Screwdriver, remove the screws anchoring the bottom casing.

    • Note: Make sure to keep track of the screws once they have been removed.

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    • Locate the screws about 1 inch from the battery release tabs and use a Phillips Head Screwdriver to remove these screws.

    • Note:Place these newly removed screws with the ones removed in Step 2.

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    • Locate the rubber friction pads on the top corners of the laptop. Pry the pads from the laptop and place them off to the side

    • Removing the friction pads will reveal two more anchoring screws.

    • Note: The adhesive keeping the pads on the laptop will weaken once doing this, but it is necessary to removing the bottom cover of the laptop.

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    • Remove disc reader.

    • Note: If all screws are removed it should slide out easily.

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    • Use a plastic prod to pry the back cover off the laptop.

    • Be careful not to damage the laptop while prying.

  9. HP 15-ba0709dx Hard Drive Replacement, Hard Drive: étape 9, image 1 de 1
    • Locate the square, blue hard drive

    • Unscrew the two screws holding it in place using a Philips screwdriver head, PH1. The screws will be 8 mm long with a 4 mm width head.

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    • Lift the hard drive out of its slot after screws are removed.

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    • Squeeze to release and pull adapter cable from the side of hard drive.

    • Be careful not to damage the adapter.

Conclusion

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

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Many thanks for this! The adhesive pads were foiling my attempts, and I was afraid of breaking things. Perfect instructions, I accomplished my goal :)

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