What you need to prepare to upgrade SSD drive with Windows 10?

Laptop HP Envy 13 installed Microsoft Windows Home OEM 10. Disk space ends and you need to buy a replacement with more capacity and transfer OS and all data to the new drive. The laptop is still under warranty.

  1. How do I know what model and what connectors and dimensions to buy a replacement?
    I know the exact model of the current drive and the fact that this form-factor M. 2
  2. Is it possible to connect simultaneously 2 disks to transfer data to a PC?
    If there is only 1 slot, then what?
  3. Can replace the drive yourself without violating the warranty, or do I have to take computer to service?
    If you submit to the service, how long normally takes this procedure with replacement, not including the actual transfer of data?
June 5th 19 at 21:57
3 answers
June 5th 19 at 21:59
1. Pick the dimensions based on the model of the current drive.
2. Yes, you can connect. There is an adapter m2=usb 3.0, so you can save the current copy to an external drive, boot from a flash drive ( there are many programs for this, the same Akronis) then insert the new SSD and restore from the external hard drive.
3. Yes, you can change it by yourself. The issue of the guarantee depends on the complexity of the disassembly( if you have the opportunity to replace the disk without dismantling completely. just remove the cover. You do not damage any seals) also depends on the policy of the company that produced the laptop.
June 5th 19 at 22:01
Add the drive (without reinstalling Windows) in "Settings" to change the "device Memory", "Change save location...". If it is to use the "tile".
You can also override the environment variables to move the default folders and use symbolic links for folders.
June 5th 19 at 22:03
  1. Read the specifications on the manufacturer's website, or just get an existing one.
  2. Of course, you also have the USB slots and network can at least one hundred drives to connect.
  3. No guarantee you will lose in case of self-replacement.
how long does it usually takes this procedure with the replacement
Usually it is 10-30min of work, and how long will doing service, this is from the service depends, on average 2-10 days

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