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HP EliteBook 2570p Notebook PC - Removing and Replacing the Hard Disk Drive

Introduction

This document is provided to assist in removing and replacing the hard disk drive for the HP EliteBook 2570p Notebook PC.

Minimum skill level

The end user requires no hardware-specific training to replace the defective part. The end user should have familiarity with system hardware and software requiring repair.

Tools required

  • Flat-bladed alignment tool
  • Small, Phillips-head P1 screwdriver

Parts required

note:
Part numbers are subject to change.
The replacement part number will vary depending on the hard disk drive that is being replaced. If a part is listed as "Yes" under "Requires Return" then the defective part needs to be returned to HP. Click here for more information on returning parts to HP.
Description
Part Number
Requires Return
750GB, 7200 rpm, 9.5 mm
633252-001 (Modified)
Yes
500GB, 7200 rpm, 9.5 mm self-encrypting drive
683801-001 (Modified)
Yes
500GB, 7200 rpm, 9.5 mm
634925-001 (Modified)
Yes
320GB, 7200 rpm, 9.5 mm
634862-001 (Modified)
Yes
note:
For customers in countries/regions with RoHS legislation* (e.g. EU, China, etc.) restricting the use of hazardous substances in electrical equipment. The use of the Original Spare part is regulated by RoHS legislation. If your unit contains a part that is labeled with the Modified Spare number, the Modified Spare must be ordered as the replacement part. If your unit contains a part that is labeled with the Original Spare number, please order the Original Spare as the replacement part. In this case either the Original Spare or the Modified Spare may be shipped which will not affect performance or functionality of the unit.

Hard disk drive removal instructions

To view a video demonstrating the procedure for removing/replacing the battery, click here to view the HP Services Media Library and then click on Remove/Replace videos. On the new window, select Memory from the menu on the upper left hand side of the screen.
Review the safety considerations before performing the steps listed below by clicking on the following link:
  caution:
Failure to comply with the precautions could result in damage to the product or loss of data.
note:
The following video depicts a specific configuration of the notebook. The same removal and replacement procedures apply to all configurations of the notebook.
Step
Procedure
Instruction
1
Remove the battery.
2
Remove the service door.
3
Loosen the four captive P1 Phillips-head screws that secure the hard disk drive to the base enclosure.
4
Pull the Mylar tab out from under its storage slot on the hard disk drive carrier.
5
Lift the Mylar tab to disconnect the hard disk drive from the system board and lift it out of the base enclosure.
6
Remove the four 3-mm P1 Phillips-head screws that secure the hard disk drive carrier to the hard disk drive.
7
Lift and remove the hard disk drive from the hard disk drive carrier.
8
Disconnect the SATA adapter from the hard disk drive.
9
Place the hard disk drive in a static dissipative bag.

Hard disk drive replacement instructions

Step
Procedure
Instruction
1
Remove the hard disk drive from the static dissipative bag.
2
Connect the SATA adapter to the hard disk drive.
3
Place the hard disk drive on to the hard disk drive carrier.
4
Replace the four 3-mm P1 Phillips-head screws to secure the hard disk drive to the hard disk drive carrier.
5
Align the hard disk drive into the hard disk drive bay.
6
Press the hard disk drive down until it is fully seated into its connector on the system board.
7
Tighten the four captive P1 Phillips-head screws to secure the hard disk drive to the base enclosure.
8
Tuck the Mylar tab back into its storage slot on the hard disk drive carrier.
9
Replace the service door.
10
Replace the battery.

Parts return


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