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I am having trouble removing the hard drive of my old HP Compaq Laptop, it's model is CQ61-107TU but I can't find it on the HP website. I am more a software person than a hardware person, so I'm not even sure if the thing I think is the hard drive actually is the hard drive. I've added a picture of my computer below.

So basically my computer died and I want to get the hard drive out to see if I can extract the information from it, as I have done previously. However I found a great tutorial for that computer, but this one? Not so much. Please help!


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You should be able to identify the HDD by its size: a 2.5" HDD is about 96mm long (with another 4mm for a connector) and 69mm wide. – sawdust Jul 15 '13 at 7:00
check out this video – Raystafarian Jul 15 '13 at 18:10
Thanks guys, all good now, thanks for the help! – One Terrorist Jul 16 '13 at 10:24

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