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2nd HDD Caddy Installation, HP 8560p, 8570w, 8560w, 8760w, 8770w

Replacing your HP laptop's optical drive with a hard drive or SSD can be done in a few simple steps with a 2nd HDD caddy.  You can use any 2.5" HDD or SSD for this process.

STEP 1
Turn laptop over and remove bottom cover by sliding latch

STEP 2
Lift bottom cover

STEP 3
Loosen screw that holds the DVD optical drive

STEP 4
There is a small metal tab at the back of the optical drive.  Push optical drive out from drive bay using a screw driver to push the metal tab.

Use screw driver to pus optical drive out

STEP 5
Assemble HDD (or SSD) into drive caddy

STEP 6
Secure HDD (or SSD) to drive caddy with four screws at the bottom

STEP 7
Insert / slide "2nd HDD Caddy" into optical drive bay / HP UpgradeBay of laptop

STEP 8
Secure 2nd HDD caddy with screw

STEP 9
Replace cover on bottom of laptop.  You are done installing the 2nd HDD / SSD caddy in your HP laptop!

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