Asus Eee PC 900 SSD Replacement

Student-Created Guide

Student-Created Guide

An awesome student from our education program made this guide. It is not managed by iFixit staff.

Confusing Text

Confusing Text

Some of this guide's text is confusing, duplicated, or off-topic. Clarify it by editing!

Incorrect Tools

Incorrect Tools

Help make this guide better by using the correct tools in images and/or text.

Markup Mishap

Markup Mishap

This guide needs better markups. Help out by correcting or making some markup annotations.

Replacing or installing a solid-state drive.

Image #1

Edit Step 1 Battery  ¶ 

  • Slide the battery's locking tabs from the locked position to unlocked positions.

    • The right tab is unlocked when a red dot is showing.

    • The left tab will have to be held in the unlocked position in order to release the battery.

Image #1

Edit Step 2  ¶ 

  • Slide the battery out while holding the left locking tab in the unlocked position.

Image #1

Edit Step 3 SSD  ¶ 

  • Identify the RAM and hard drive compartment on the back of the laptop and locate the two screws holding it in place.

  • There may be a sticker covering one of the screws. If not, proceed to step 5.

Image #1

Edit Step 4  ¶ 

  • Remove the sticker with your hand or tweezer.

Image #1

Edit Step 5  ¶ 

  • Remove the two 4.76mm Phillips #0 screws.

Image #1

Edit Step 6  ¶ 

  • Carefully open up the cover from the bottom with a spudger.

Image #1

Edit Step 7  ¶ 

  • Pull out the back cover.

Image #1

Edit Step 8  ¶ 

  • Identify the hard drive (the top chip).

    • Remove the two 4.76 mm Phillips #0 screws.

    • The hard drive should pop up.

Image #1

Edit Step 9  ¶ 

  • Remove the hard drive by pulling it towards the right.

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

For more information, check out the Asus Eee PC 900 device page.

Required Tools

Phillips #0 Screwdriver

$5.95 · 50+ In stock

Tweezers

$6.95 · 50+ In stock

Plastic Opening Tools

$2.95 · 50+ In stock

Recommended Tools

Universal Drive Adapter

$29.95 · 50+ In stock

iFixit Lock Pick Set

$29.95 · 50+ In stock

Inspection Scope

$39.95 · 50+ In stock

Frictionless Ratchet

$24.95 · 50+ In stock

Portable Anti-Static Mat

$34.95 · 42 In stock

Popular Products

PC3-8500 4 GB RAM Chip

$54.95 · 50+ In stock

iPad 4th Gen Front Panel Assembly

$99.95 · 34 In stock

iPhone 5 Replacement Battery

$24.95 · 50+ In stock

Heat Gun

$24.95 · 50+ In stock

Probe and Pick Set

$6.95 · 50+ In stock

Comments Comments are onturn off

What for specifications do the SSD has? I want to replace, too but do not know the execactly specs. I bought a 30GB m-sata ssd and this is not accepted by bios and does not work.

Marcus, · Reply

View Statistics:

Today: 4

This Week: 76

This Month: 214

All Time: 13,177