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HP Brio PCs BA & BAx
http://www.hp.com/go/briosupport

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  • Page 1: Upgrade Guide

    Upgrade Guide HP Brio PCs BA & BAx http://www.hp.com/go/briosupport...

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    Notice Notice The information contained in this document is subject to change without notice. Hewlett-Packard makes no warranty of any kind with regard to this material, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Hewlett-Packard shall not be liable for errors contained herein or for incidental or consequential damages in connection with the furnishing, performance, or use of this material.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Notice ..............................ii Replacing Inside the Computer............5 Inside the Computer .......................6 Replacing the Cover................7 Removing the Cover ....................... 8 Replacing the Cover ......................10 Replacing the System Board............11 Removing the System Board .....................12 Replacing the System Board .....................15 Replacing the Floppy Drive.............

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    Replacing the Video RAM............... 37 Replacing the VRAM Module ................... 38 Replacing Expansion Cards............41 Installing an Expansion Card ...................42 Removing an Expansion Card ..................43 10 Replacing the Power Supply Unit ..........45 11 Replacing the Processor..............49...

  • Page 5: Inside The Computer

    Inside the Computer...

  • Page 6: Replacing Inside The Computer

    Replacing Inside the Computer Inside the Computer Inside the Computer The following components are inside your computer. 1 Hard disk drive bay 2 Floppy disk drive bay 3 5.25" drive expansion bays 4 System board 5 Power supply unit 6 Expansion card bay...

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    Replacing... the Cover...

  • Page 8: Replacing The Cover

    Replacing the Cover Removing the Cover Removing the Cover You will need a flat area, such as a table, to rest the computer on. For your safety, disconnect the power cord and all external cables. Caution 1 Disconnect all of the cables from the computer. 2 Remove the three screws on the back of the computer by unscrewing them with your hand.

  • Page 9: Replacing The Cover

    Replacing the Cover Removing the Cover 3 Pull the cover towards the back of the computer and up .

  • Page 10: Replacing The Cover

    Replacing the Cover Replacing the Cover Replacing the Cover 1 Place the cover over the computer 2 Push the computer cover inwards ,and then down and forward , making sure that the guides at the bottom of the computer are engaged and that the case is correctly seated.

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    Replacing... the System Board...

  • Page 12: Replacing The System Board

    Please return batteries to the shop from which you bought Warning them, to the dealer from whom you purchased your PC, or to HP, so they can be recycled or disposed of in a sound way. Returned used batteries will be accepted free of charge.

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    Replacing the System Board Removing the System Board 2 Pull the system board down from the top until it is laying flat, as in one of the pictures below. 3 Remove all cables from the board.

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    Replacing the System Board Removing the System Board 4 Remove the eight screws. 5 Lift the system board out of the computer. 6 Remove any exchangeable components, such as the processor, memory modules or video memory modules. Refer to the appropriate chapters for instructions on removing the individual components.

  • Page 15: Replacing The System Board

    Replacing the System Board Replacing the System Board Replacing the System Board You will need: • to make sure that the replacement board has all jumpers set to the same as the system board that is being replaced. • to make sure that the any components removed from the system board being replaced are inserted in the new board.

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    Replacing the System Board Replacing the System Board 5 Slide the system board towards the front of the computer. 6 Replace the screws. 7 Replace the cover.

  • Page 17: Replacing The Floppy Drive

    Replacing... the Floppy Drive...

  • Page 18: Removing The Floppy Drive

    Replacing the Floppy Drive Removing the Floppy Drive Removing the Floppy Drive You will need to have removed the cover. Refer to “Removing the Cover” on page 8. For your safety, disconnect the power cord and all external cables. Caution 1 Undo the floppy drive bay fixing screw.

  • Page 19: Replacing The Floppy Disk Drive

    Replacing the Floppy Drive Replacing the Floppy Disk Drive Replacing the Floppy Disk Drive 1 Slide the drive into the drive bay, making sure that the connectors on the rear of the drive are at the back of the bay. 2 Replace the two drive cables.

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    Replacing the Floppy Drive Replacing the Floppy Disk Drive...

  • Page 21: The Hard Disk Drive

    Replacing... the Hard Disk Drive This chapter explains how to remove and replace the hard disk drive. If you wish to install or replace a second hard drive, then you must refer to the chapter “Replacing a 5.25" Bay Disk Drive”...

  • Page 22: Replacing The Hard Disk Drive

    Replacing the Hard Disk Drive Removing the Hard Disk Drive Removing the Hard Disk Drive You will need to have removed the cover. Refer to “Removing the Cover” on page 8. For your safety, disconnect the power cord and all external cables. Caution 1 Remove the hard drive bay fixing screw.

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    Replacing the Hard Disk Drive Removing the Hard Disk Drive 3 Remove the power and data cables from the hard disk drive. 4 Undo the four screws . 5 Slide the hard disk drive out of the bay.

  • Page 24: Replacing The Hard Disk Drive

    Replacing the Hard Disk Drive Replacing the Hard Disk Drive Replacing the Hard Disk Drive 1 Slide the drive into the hard drive bay making sure that the drive is correctly mounted. 2 Fit the four screws. Refer to step 4 on page 23 for the screw positions. 3 Replace the power and data cables.

  • Page 25: Replacing A 5.25" Bay Disk Drive

    Replacing... a 5.25" Bay Disk Drive This chapter explains how to remove and install drives into the two 5.25" drive bays. These bays can hold CD-ROM, DVD, Hard Disk or Zip drives. If you wish to replace the hard disk drive that came pre-installed in your computer, then refer to the chapter “Replacing the Hard Disk Drive”...

  • Page 26: Installing An Expansion Bay Drive

    Replacing a 5.25" Bay Disk Drive Installing an Expansion Bay Drive Installing an Expansion Bay Drive You will need to have removed the cover. Refer to “Removing the Cover” on page 8. For your safety, disconnect the power cord and all external cables. When installing a CDROM drive, to avoid electric shock and damage to your eyes by Caution laser light, do not open the laser module.

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    Replacing a 5.25" Bay Disk Drive Installing an Expansion Bay Drive 3 Release the two clips on either side of the computer. 4 Lay the front cover down in front of the computer, taking care of the cables that connect to the system board. 5 Remove the plastic drive blanking plate by pushing the clips outwards and then lifting the plate out.

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    Replacing a 5.25" Bay Disk Drive Installing an Expansion Bay Drive 6 If the bay has a metal blanking plate, then break it off using a screw driver. 7 If the bottom bay is to be used, then slide the drive in from the front of the computer.

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    Replacing a 5.25" Bay Disk Drive Installing an Expansion Bay Drive 9 Connect the audio (only if you install a CDROM or DVD drive), data power drive cables. 10 Replace the cover. Refer to “Replacing the Cover” on page 10.

  • Page 30: Removing An Expansion Bay Drive

    Replacing a 5.25" Bay Disk Drive Removing an Expansion Bay Drive Removing an Expansion Bay Drive You will need to have removed the cover. Refer to “Removing the Cover” on page 8. 1 If you are removing a drive from the bottom drive bay then remove the front of the computer by first releasing the two clips on the top of the computer.

  • Page 31: Removing An Expansion Bay Drive

    Replacing a 5.25" Bay Disk Drive Removing an Expansion Bay Drive 3 Lay the front cover down in front of the computer, taking care of the cables that connect to the system board. 4 If you are not going to use the bay after removing the drive, then place a plastic blanking plate into the cover if one is available.

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    Replacing a 5.25" Bay Disk Drive Removing an Expansion Bay Drive...

  • Page 33

    Replacing... a Memory Module...

  • Page 34: Replacing A Memory Module

    Replacing a Memory Module Installing a Memory Module Installing a Memory Module For your safety, disconnect the power cord and all external cables. Caution You will need: • to have removed the cover. Refer to “Removing the Cover” on page 8. •...

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    Replacing a Memory Module Installing a Memory Module 4 Push down the memory module until the clips are closed. 5 Replace the system board. Refer to “Replacing the System Board” on page 6 Replace the cover. Refer to “Replacing the Cover” on page 10.

  • Page 36: Removing A Memory Module

    Replacing a Memory Module Removing a Memory Module Removing a Memory Module For your safety, disconnect the power cord and all external cables. Caution You will need: • to have removed the cover. Refer to “Removing the Cover” on page 8. •...

  • Page 37: Replacing The Video Ram

    Replacing... the Video RAM You only need to replace the VRAM (Video RAM) in the HP Brio PC BA model.

  • Page 38: Replacing The Vram Module

    Replacing the Video RAM Replacing the VRAM Module Replacing the VRAM Module For your safety, disconnect the power cord and all external cables. Caution You will need: • to have removed the cover. Refer to “Removing the Cover” on page 8. •...

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    Replacing the Video RAM Replacing the VRAM Module 2 Push the two clips outwards. 3 Holding the module by its longest edges, lift it up and out of the socket. 4 Slide the new module into the socket, making sure that the side with the IC’s is uppermost.

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    Replacing the Video RAM Replacing the VRAM Module...

  • Page 41: Replacing Expansion Cards

    Replacing... Expansion Cards...

  • Page 42: Installing An Expansion Card

    Replacing Expansion Cards Installing an Expansion Card Installing an Expansion Card You will need to have removed the cover. Refer to “Removing the Cover” on page 8. For you safety, disconnect the power cord and all external cables. Caution 1 Locate a free socket. If the card is an ISA card, then it must be located in the long black socket, otherwise the card is located in the shorter, white sockets.

  • Page 43: Removing An Expansion Card

    Replacing Expansion Cards Removing an Expansion Card Removing an Expansion Card You will need to have removed the cover. Refer to “Removing the Cover” on page 8. For you safety, disconnect the power cord and all external cables. Caution 1 Locate the expansion card. 2 Remove the expansion card’s fixing screw.

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    Replacing Expansion Cards Removing an Expansion Card...

  • Page 45

    Replacing... the Power Supply Unit...

  • Page 46: Replacing The Power Supply Unit

    Replacing the Power Supply Unit Removing the Power Supply Unit You will need to have removed the cover. Refer to “Removing the Cover” on page 8. For your safety, disconnect the power cord and all external cables. Caution 1 Looking at the back of the computer, remove the three screws shown below. 2 Disconnect all power cables from the various drives and system board.

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    Replacing the Power Supply Unit 5 Check that the switch voltage of the PSU is set to the correct value for the country that you are in.

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    Replacing the Power Supply Unit...

  • Page 49

    Replacing... the Processor Details on how to replace the Processor (or CPU — central processing unit), can be found in, • your Online Reference Guide, "Upgrading a Processor", or, • www.hp.com/go/briosupport...

  • Page 50: Replacing The Processor

    Replacing the Processor...

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