HP Envy 15HP Laptop

HP Envy 15-j000 disassembly and RAM, HDD upgrade options

In this guide, I’ll explain how to disassemble HP Envy 15-j000 to remove and replace the battery, hard drive, wireless card, RAM, heat sink, cooling fan, and motherboard.

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Note: Please make sure turn off your laptop and remove the ac adapter.

Step 1: Remove the battery
    • Unlock and remove the battery.

Step 2: Remove the service cover.
    • Remove one screw securing the service cover. You remove the service cover.

    • Here’s service cover.

Step 3: Remove the RAM.
    • The laptop comes with an Sk Hynix 4GB PC3L-12800S memory.

Step 4: Remove the wireless card.
    • Disconnect two antenna cables. Remove one screw securing the wireless card.

Step 5: Remove the hard drive.
    • There is no screw securing the hard drive, lift up the hard drive and disconnect the SATA cable.

Step 6: Remove the bottom case.
    • Remove all screws from the bottom case. Remove the plastic caps. Under the plastic caps, you will find the hidden screws.

    • Remove the Hidden screws.

    • The bottom case

Step 7: Remove the cooling fan and heat sink.
    • Remove three screws securing the cooling fan. Disconnect the cooling fan cable.

    • Cooling fan

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

Step 8: Remove the motherboard.
    • Disconnect the LCD cable, dc jack cable and other cables. Remove all screws securing the motherboard.

    • HP Envy 15-j000 motherboard

    • USB board

    • Speakers

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One Comment

  1. Thanks for this guide! My cooling fan blades snapped when i picked up the laptop and was contemplating whether i should fix it myself or just get it fixed up trough warranty. From the looks of it, I’ll just get them to fix it.

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