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To extract your hard drive from laptop:
  • Turn off your computer. Remove the battery
  • Turn the laptop upside down
  • Remove screws securing the hard drive cover and remove the hard drive.

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HP Omnibook Laptop: How to remove the Hard Drive



Hewlett-Packard® OmniBook 800

Hard Drive Removal Instructions

  1. Remove the battery
  2. Turn your computer over.
  3. Remove the 5 Torx screws holding the hard drive in place.
  4. Turn the computer right side up.
  5. Release the keyboard by gently pulling forward (towards you) on the top row of keys.
  6. Gently fold the keyboard forward (towards you) so that it lies upside down on the table. DO NOT PULL ON THE KEYBOARD. Keep the ribbon tucked in the case, otherwise you will need to tuck them back in.
  7. Release the hard drive by pulling the left flap of the protective sheet to the right as shown.
  8. Gently lift up on the left flap and remove the hard drive. Do not remove the protective sheet.


Hewlett-Packard® OmniBook 900

Hard Drive Installation Instructions

  1. Turn Notebook upside down.
  2. Hard drive compartment is located to the bottom right corner of the notebook.
  3. Remove the one (Phillips) screw that secures the hard drive and open the hard drive compartment door.
  4. Slide the hard drive out of the compartment.
  5. Remove the 2 screws that secure the tray to the hard drive and the connector. Gently remove the tray from the old hard drive.



Hewlett-Packard® OmniBook 2100, 3000, 3100

Hard Drive Installation Instructions

  1. Turn Notebook upside down.
  2. Hard drive compartment is located to the bottom left corner of the notebook.
  3. Remove the two (Phillips) screws that secure the hard drive.
  4. Slide the hard drive out of the compartment.



Hewlett-Packard® OmniBook 4000, 5000

Hard Drive Installation Instructions

  1. Turn the notebook upside-down.
  2. Locate the hard drive compartment, between the floppy drive and battery pack.
  3. Remove the small Phillips screw that is securing the hard drive.
  4. Slide the hard drive out of the notebook.



Hewlett-Packard® OmniBook 4100 Series

Hard Drive Installation Instructions

  1. Unplug the ac adapter, if present.
  2. Remove the primary battery (and the secondary battery, if present).
  3. Remove the hard disk locking screw on the bottom of the unit.
  4. Pull out the hard disk using the black plastic tab.



Hewlett-Packard® OmniBook 5500, 5700

Hard Drive Installation Instructions

  1. Turn the notebook upside-down.
  2. Locate the hard drive compartment, next to the floppy drive.
  3. Remove the small Phillips screw that is securing the hard drive.
  4. Slide the hard drive out of the notebook.
  5. Remove the tray from the hard drive (to assemble it onto the new hard drive).



Hewlett-Packard® OmniBook 7100

Hard Drive Installation Instructions

  1. Turn Notebook upside down.
  2. Hard drive compartment is located on center front of the Notebook.
  3. With a screwdriver, carefully pop up the hard drive's cover.
  4. Gently pull the black tab and remove the hard drive cushion.
  5. Slide the hard drive towards the front and remove the hard drive.



Hewlett-Packard® OmniBook XE2

Hard Drive Installation Instructions

  1. Remove all cables and battery from notebook.
  2. Turn Notebook upside down.
  3. Remove the hard drive locking screw.
  4. Slide and hold the hard drive latch and then slide the hard drive towards the edge of the computer, then lift out.


After you are done with the hard drive removal you may proceed to placing the data recovery order.

Failed drive - Fujitsu MHS2030AT laptop from Humberto A. Buenos Aires, Argentina
» Most important data: Outlook files (.PST) and Profile files for user vadjovaz
Failure occurred: Impossible to access drive
Drive in BIOS: No
Clicking: No
Spinning: Yes
Recovery attempts: Connected to another notebook/PC. Drive not opened.

Dear DataBe.com team,
We have received DVD's, and properly restored the user's information.
Thanks a lot for your work! Very impressive!
Respectfully,
Humberto A.


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