Dell Inspiron n5050 Hard Drive Replacement
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Use this guide to remove the hard drive.
- Author: Tyler
- Time required: 15 minutes
- Difficulty: Moderate
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Flip the laptop right side up. Open the laptop.
Gently press in the four retaining tabs along the top of the keyboard with a spudger, one at a time.
After the first tab is released, gently lift up on the keyboard so it doesn't lock again. Finish the other three tabs while gently lifting up on the keyboard. The keyboard will hinge up along the bottom.
Gently flip the data cable latch away from the data cable with flat side of spudger.
Lift the cable up and out.
When reinstalling cable, there are two retainer wings on the sides of the cable that the cable that lock onto the bottom of the cable latch area. When these are in place the cable is properly inserted.
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