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Install Second Hard Drive On HP Pavilion DV7-4270us Laptop

Hi,

 

My laptop has a space for a second hard drive but no connectors. I am using Windows 7 Pro 64-bit and would like to add a second drive in that slot. My main drive is 1TB and I am running out of room. Currently I am using a 1TB external but it is cumbersome when traveling. What must I do to use the second drive?

 

TIA,

 

Marty

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Re: Install Second Hard Drive On HP Pavilion DV7-4270us Laptop

Hi Marty,

 

An example of what you need to use the 2nd HDD bay is on the link below.

 

http://www.newmodeus.com/shop/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=345

 

Regards,

 

DP-K

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Hi Marty,

 

An example of what you need to use the 2nd HDD bay is on the link below.

 

http://www.newmodeus.com/shop/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=345

 

Regards,

 

DP-K

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Thanks! That is exactly what I am looking for. Appreciate the response.

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Hi,

 

You're welcome Smiley Happy

 

All the best,

 

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Will this work in my r HP Pavilion dv7-4264ca Entertainment Notebook PC?

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Hi,

 

Yes, it'll work fine in your dv7-4264ca or any of the dv7-4000 series.

 

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Can I do the same with a DV7-7250US?

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Re: Install Second Hard Drive On HP Pavilion DV7-4270us Laptop


akimet wrote:

Can I do the same with a DV7-7250US?


Yes, you can add a second hard drive to your DV7.  Here is a link to the HP Part Surfer page for your notebook.  You will need to have one of the hard drive hardware kits which is part number 681976-001.

You may also want to take a look at the Maintenance and Service Guide for your notebook.  It contains the specifications of the hard drive and the disassembly instructions for the notebook.

If you have any further questions feel free to ask.  I hope you find this helpful and have a great weekend!

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how i can add a second hard drive in hp pavilion dv7 1245dx; i put it in the notebook, but i can't see it anywhere. my first hard drive is separate in two pieces, as c and d, for recovery and normal use. please help me. thanks

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