How to add a 2nd hard drive for HP Pavilion DV7!

How to add a 2nd hard drive for HP Pavilion DV7-3165DX, product # WA794UA or WA794UAR.

(1) classification of the HDD, hard drive, hardware kit. Disc kit HARD material includes mounting rails, static shield, screws, insulators in rubber and SATA cable from the motherboard. Check your model & product # to ensure compatibility.

Material of parts HP HDD Kit 517639-001 for DV7-3165DX product # WA794UA and WA794UAR.

(2) training of consult - Windows 7 PDF, table of contents, 7 replacing a drive in secondary hard drive Bay. This will show you how to install a 2nd HARD drive in an HP DV7.

Readers - Windows 7 PDF

(3) to select a Windows 7 computer, select the installed HDD, Format (if not already formatted).

(4) if the drive HARD does not appear in Windows 7 under computer, go to the Start Menu, find programs and files, enter "Computer management", select storage, disk (Local) management, look for the 2 HARD drive Bay (should appear as disk 1, Bay 1 HARD drive should show as disk 0), Format of the 2nd HARD drive (the one that you just installed).

Update: I have the 2nd HDD (WD 1 TB) installed, Windows recognize now after completing the steps I mentioned in step 4, Format with default allocation NTFS 931,51 GB free, 118 MB USED to put in shape. Format exFAT to allocation by default 931,51 GB free, 1 MB used to put in shape. I chose NTFS format to reduce the fragmentation of the file.


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