HP Envy 17 Disassembling and Maintenance

Published on December 21, 2016 by

Wanted to upgrade or replace the memory, hard disk, you want to fix some problem of your laptop? Here is some guide to disassemble and locate the hardware device you want to upgrade or replace in your   HP Envy 17  laptop.

In this laptop, the processor can be replaced or upgraded, memory can be upgraded up to 16 Gb (8 Gb per slot), the graphic card is built into the motherboard, the hard drive is upgradeable to a higher storage size or Solid State Drive (SSD). There is also an mSata slot which you can add faster storage device.

Disassembling of HP Envy 17 laptop covers the following:

Removing Battery
Removing DVD drive
Removing back cover
Removing hard drive
Removing wireless card
Removing Ram
Remove Laptop cover
Removing keyboard
Removing motherboard
Removing processor and graphic card heatsink
Reapply thermal paste
Assemble the laptop

HP Envy 17 laptop specifications

  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Edition
  • Processor: Intel Core i7 (2nd Gen) 2670QM / 2.2 GHz
  • Hard Disk: 7200 rpm
  • Memory: up to 16 Gb DDR3
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 6850M – 1 GB GDDR5 SDRAM
  • Screen Size: 17.3 inches
  • Camera: – Webcam: HD-Webcam
  • Network: 802.11n, Bluetooth, Gigabit Ethernet, Intel Wireless Display (WiDi)
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