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wgrayson
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Instructions on replacing SSD drive and upgrading RAM

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Envy 750-055xt
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

My machine has a 500 GB SSD for the OS and programs and a 1 TB standard hard drive for data (E drive), and 16 GB ram.  It's been a workhorse, but it's time to upgrade.  For my needs I don't need a faster processor.   Where can I find instructions on:

1.  How to replace the SSD drive with a new one? (I've located a compatible 1 TB Samsung SSD)

2. How to to a clean reinstall of Windows 10 Pro OR how to restore from an image

3. How to replace the RAM.  There are currently 2 slots filled with 2 8 GB sticks.  I'm replacing them with 2 compatible 16 GB sticks.

 

There are lots of youtube videos out there, but I wanted some info straight from the HP community.  Thank you. 

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Prométhée
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hi

Nothing complicated but I don't have the manual here


Your computer is of the configurable type, so you already have information here:

 HP ENVY 750-055xt CTO Desktop PC product specifications and configurable options

 

Must select one of the following options:
  • 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR3 PC3-12800
  • 12 GB (1 x 8 GB + 1 x 4 GB) DDR3 PC3-12800
  • 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR3 PC3-12800
  • 24 GB (2 x 8 GB + 2 x 4 GB) DDR3 PC3-12800
  • 32 GB (4 x 8 GB) DDR3 PC3-12800

your motherboard:

 Motherboard Specifications, Kaili2

 

  • Dual channel memory architecture
  • Four 240-pin DDR3 DIMM sockets
  • Supports DDR3 DIMMs
    • PC3-10600 (DDR3-1333)
    • PC3-12800 (DDR3-1600)
  • Supports 1 GB, 2 GB, 4 GB or 8 GB DIMMs
  • Supports up to 4 GB on 32-bit systems
    note:
    32-bit systems cannot address a full 4.0 GB of memory.
  • Supports up to 32 GB on 64-bit systems
  •  

Installing the latest version of Windows 10

 

the manuals may be equivalent

even if there is difference the principle remains the same in general

Memory Module Replacement Instructions

 Hard Drive Replacement Instructions

 

 

 

 

 


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