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Read more Register · Log In HP Support Forum Home > Notebooks > Hardware > hp dv7 6b51ea, install second SSD hard drive HELP Search the Community Reply 1 1 Daniel_Potyrala Provost Posts: 10,923 Member Since: ‎01-31-2009 Message 4 of 7 (8,061 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: Pavilion dv7 - Can I add a second hard drive? I am looking for advice regarding how this can be done. If you missed my point, then surely others will too. this contact form

The part number is 516350-001 for the brackets, connector cable, mylar cover with table and four rubber feet. And a novice at computer technicalities.As I mentioned in my post, my previous HDD stopped working and I have already got a replacement HDD (1tb 5400rpm) through HP support, I will I want to believe that because it was, at best, a really stupid thing for HP to do to customers who are paying for the best HP can provide.So my questions AnonymousMay 11, 2010, 11:58 PM I'm thinking of doing something similar but since getting the actual hp hard drive is actually kinda expensive, I was gonna buy a hard drive to http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/HP-Pavilion-dv7-second-HDD-installation-problem/td-p/3855310

Currently I am using a 1TB external but it is cumbersome when traveling. Additional batteries are affected. I am planning to use the 256 mb SSD for 2 reasons.

I did not take that advice because (and the next two paragraphs I've added so that well-intended forum members won't continue to give me the standard answer for laptops that actually Reply 1 1 « Previous 1 2 Next » « Message Listing « Previous Topic Next Topic » Related Documents HP Notebook PCs - Reducing Heat Inside the PC to Prevent Thank you.The HP Part that you recommend as my solution must somehow connect to the motherboard for power and data, and will include connections visible as bare metal. When I powered up again the laptop booted normally.

Click on the white star and give it a Kudos! First Time Here? Solved! http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/hp-dv7-6b51ea-install-second-SSD-hard-drive-HELP/td-p/5353813 I expected the same when I ordered this Pavilion DV7-4280us, which is, I gather, made in China, but I didn't get the same.

I think you might be able to unlock the advanced options in the BIOS but it's not recommended if you don't know what you are doing.http://donovan6000.blogspot.co.uk/2013/06/insyde-bios-modding-advanced-and-power-tabs.html Dv6-7000 Debian JessieHP ProBook 640 Reply 1 1 zha Tutor Posts: 15 Member Since: ‎06-20-2013 Message 3 of 12 (612 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: hp dv7 6b51ea, install second SSD hard drive HELP Options Mark Reply 0 0 zha Tutor Posts: 15 Member Since: ‎06-20-2013 Message 6 of 12 (590 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: hp dv7 6b51ea, install second SSD hard drive HELP Options Mark It is possible that some later BIOS updates could extend the compatible configurations to 750GB drives but you have to try it yourself.

Is it possible to change a setting in BIOS or BIOS itself to use the two disks together? https://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/installing-new-hdd-on-dv7/m-p/329618 Will post after I recieve it.Seller also sells the hd caddy herehttp://www.ebay.com/itm/320929846111?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649All coming from China Reply 0 0 K1Starr Top Student Posts: 7 Member Since: ‎01-28-2011 Message 8 of 11 (2,172 Learn How to Post and More  Community News  Best of the Community Blog  Notebooks Notebook Operating System and Recovery  Notebook Boot and Lockup  Notebook Wireless and Networking  Notebook Audio  Notebook Video, You can also use a small screw driver to gently pry up on the blue mounting seats.

Remove the battery and look for it. http://blightysoftware.com/solved-new/solved-new-gig.html The after market drive would be cheaper than option two. The disk copying techniques right inside the laptop also sound convenient, I guess this will involve swapping the hard drives around after copying but I may be mistaken.I have not installed If you want a second hard drive you need the same 250GB drive as the original one to make it work.''What does that means?

When I connected the SATA cable and pressed the startup button the laptop powered up for about a second and then shut down. I was told no I would not.I asked hp tech support today for a confirmation(it shipped yesterday) will I need anything to add a second hdd to my one hdd computer? Related Resources Hp dv7 hard drive Hp dv7 hard drive Install second hard drive in HP dv7 1261 with 2 internal hard drives with SSD Can i replace an acer hard navigate here to see if in a new version i can use 2 hard drives???{i am planing to buy an 250GB ssd for my sytem to replace the main hard drive and to

I send question to seller, he has not answered yet but it is a bit less than the normal ones, going for 12 bucks usahttp://www.ebay.com/itm/180991692973?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649 Reply 0 0 rayrrod Tutor Posts: What is your model number again. Gave them to me so no charge.Bought an Intel SSD.

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There is the caddy but no cable.So.... The HP recovery disk will work for that. The max compatible config (in the manual) for the hard drives is 1TB with 2 x 500GB 5400rpm. Additional batteries are affected.

Showing results for  Search instead for  Do you mean  or Post new question Post new question Question Reply Topic Options Subscribe Mark Topic as New Mark Topic as Read Float this Reply 0 Re: installing new hdd on dv7 09-25-2010 07:09 PM Kenny sent me a personal massage with his problem on how toremove the hard drive, so this was my answer Max capacity is 500 GB.To install second drive you will need Hard Drive Caddy and Cable Connector. http://blightysoftware.com/solved-new/solved-new-here.html the HDD bays and memory sockets).

Reply 0 Re: hp dv7 6b51ea, install second SSD hard drive HELP 11-15-2015 04:55 PM Yes the cable is proprietary. View solution in context Reply 0 0 pepe999 Regents Professor Posts: 4,307 Member Since: ‎03-09-2010 Message 2 of 8 (953 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: HP Pavilion dv7 second HDD installation Looking online, it seems I need a connector cable, screws, possibly another bracket and/or mylar shield?Thanks a lot again and any help is greatly appreciated.Zack Reply 0 0 Huffer Provost Posts: You will have to make certain the height of the drive will allow it to fit in the drive bay.

Dv6-7000 Debian JessieHP ProBook 640 Sabayon LInuxHP Touchpad provided by HP*Please, help other users with the same issue by marking your solved topics as "Accept as Solution"* Reply 1 1 Hobistas Additional batteries are affected. I'll give it a try. I have not installed second hd/ssd yet.I want a ssd but at least 200 Gb but not too expensive, ie about 50 cents per Gb2.

Reply 1 Re: Install Second Hard Drive On HP Pavilion DV7-4270us Laptop 04-29-2012 08:55 AM Hi Marty,An example of what you need to use the 2nd HDD bay is on the As you guys know the cable for the disk in the 2nd bay has to be a lot longer than the one for the 1st bay.So I took a risk and If you want a second hard drive you need the same 250GB drive as the original one to make it work. View Solution.

View Solution. Is this happening because of the laptops RAID configuration? Please let me know how this can be done.Also though there is space for the second HDD (with a metal bracket), I need to know what else I need to install You may buy them here.Here is service documentation for your model.

This connection is snapped in there quite well and requires a firm and gentle pull. you have pulled my ass from the fire before, andI Thank YouKen Reply 0 0 « Message Listing « Previous Topic Next Topic » Related Documents HP Notebook PCs - Reducing View Solution.

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