HP Envy 14HP Laptop

HP Envy 14-U000 disassembly and RAM, HDD upgrade options

In this guide, I’ll explain how to disassemble HP Envy 14-U000 to remove and replace the DVD drive, hard drive, RAM, keyboard, palm rest, touchpad, wireless card, heat sink, cooling fan, speaker and motherboard.

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Step 1: Remove the battery
    • The laptop model is HP Envy 14-U003tx.

    • Unlock and remove the battery.

    • The laptop using a 15v, 48wh Li-ion battery, HP P/N: HSTNN-DB6K, cells made in Korea, maybe is Samsung or LG.

Step 2: Remove DVD drive
    • Remove the screw securing the DVD drive.

    • Pull out the DVD drive.

    • It is using an HL-DT-ST GU90N 9.5mm DVD burner.

Step 3: Remove hidden screws
    • Remove all screws from the bottom case.

    • Remove the plastic mat.

    • Under the plastic mat, you can find a hidden screw.

    • Remove the plastic cap. You can find another screw and remove it.

    • Remove this hidden screw.

Step 4: Remove palm rest
    • Open the palm rest.

    • The palm rest has been removed, and you can remove and replace the keyboard and touchpad.

    • Under the palm rest, you can get access to the hard drive, speakers and motherboard.

Step 5: Remove the hard drive
    • Disconnect the white cable cover the hard drive.
      Disconnect the SATA cable from the motherboard and remove the hard drive module.

    • HP Envy 14-U000 features a Western Digital 1TB hard drive.

    • The USB board.

Step 6: Remove wireless card
    • Disconnect two antennas and remove one screw securing the wireless card. Take it away from its slot.

    • The Intel wireless card.

Step 7: Remove the motherboard
    • Disconnect the LCD cable and speaker cables. Remove five screws securing the motherboard. You can remove the motherboard.

    • The motherboard has been removed.

Step 8: Remove RAM
    • Separate the clips. The memory will pop up.

    • The memory has been removed.

Step 9: Remove heat sink and cooling fan
    • Disconnect the cooling fan cable from the motherboard and remove the screws securing the cooling fan.

    • The cooling fan has been removed.

    • Loosen seven screws securing the heat sink then remove it.

    • The heat sink

    • The heat sink

  • Heat sink and cooling fan have removed.
Step 10: Motherboard details
    • USB ports

    • RJ45 port and dc power jack cable

    • SATA port

    • Two speakers

For more guides, check out the HP Envy 14-U000 device page.

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One Comment

  1. I really appreciate your take down. Well done. In the first picture of Step 9, am i looking at the CPU and a discrete GPU (maybe an 840m or something else) pinned to the two heat pipes?

    -Saint Alfrond de Medici

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