Posted by: Author Response« on: March 23, 2017, 22:28:16 »
Review author here. During our testing period, we were unable to access the interior without risking severe damage to the chassis. The finish was starting to nick when I used plastic pry tools, and the case looked about ready to crack.
The fan should be accessible for cleaning, but I'm not sure if RAM is upgradeable or soldered. If the HDD is SATA (which I think it is), it should be upgradeable. Again, I can't confirm this. You're best bet is to hunt down a tear down video or look on HP's website for a maintenance manual. I couldn't find one for this model, and HP didn't return my request for a maintenance manual for this specific model.
If you're able to find a resource that explains this, would you mind sharing a link?