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How to replave the harddrive in the HP Pavilion a362n

How to replace a harddrive on the HP Pavilion a362n The hard drive is in a fixed standup postion and in a fram unlike most setups. I have worked on computer for about 24 years or back to 1979 with the old Leading edge model D but this is a problen that I just can't seam to shake ant help would be great.

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  • glennmc7 Dec 21, 2008

    fixed thanks all

  • stegenkj May 11, 2010

    If you take a small picture of the inside of the case and email it to me, I'll let you know.



    --stegenkj@hotmail.com

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Here is the site with a video of how to change it out and any other info you may need in reference to the model you asked about,
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00510352&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&rule=39140&product=373512

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