Add a 2nd HDD HP Envy 17, 17t -n000, -n100 and m7 -n000, -n100
This hardware kit and installation guide is for the following laptops listed below. You willfind the exact model number of your laptop underneath the battery.
The abovementioned laptops have two internal 2.5-inchhard drive bays. If your laptop has only one hard drive installed, you can add a 2nd 2.5-inch hard drive or SSD. You will need a bracket / caddy and SATA ribbon cable connector as shown in the photo above.
We will first begin by attaching the HDD or SSD to the bracket caddy with the four drive screws.The drive you can install in the 2nd drive bay would be a SATA 2.5" hard drive or SSD with a maximum height of 9.5mm.
Attach SATA ribbon cable to the hard drive or SSD as shown in the photo below
Slide the card to the right and around the corner to the next side until bottom cover comes off.
Time to install the assembled HDD / SSD with caddy and SATA ribbon cable kit.
Warning! formatting and partitioning a drive will delete/erase all data.