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HP TouchSmart 9300 Elite Business PC - Removing and Replacing the Hard Drive
This document applies to the HP TouchSmart 9300 Elite Business PC.
Before you begin
WARNING: The edges of metal panels can cut skin. Be careful not to slide skin along any interior metal edge of the computer.
CAUTION: This product contains components that can be damaged by electrostatic discharge (ESD). To reduce the chance of ESD damage, work over a noncarpeted floor, use a static dissipative work surface (such as a conductive foam pad), and wear an ESD wrist strap connected to a grounded surface.
Video overview (in English)
To view a video demonstrating the procedure for removing the hard drive, right-click the removing the hard drive video and select Open link in new window/tab. Additional product videos can be found on the HP Service Media Library .
Replacement part information
NOTE: Part numbers are subject to change. See the HP PartSurfer Website for current part numbers.
If the part requires return, click on the appropriate link below:
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.
Removing the hard drive
Perform the following to remove the hard drive:
CAUTION: Review the following safety considerations before performing the following steps. Failure to comply with these safety considerations could result in damage to the product.
NOTE: The video shown depicts a different version of the All-in-one desktop. The same removal and replacement procedures apply to the HP TouchSmart 9300 Elite.
Replacing the hard drive
Perform the following to replace the hard drive: