Tools

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Parts

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  1. Remove the battery, using release clips. Ensure device has no residual power by attempting boot once battery is removed.
    • Remove the battery, using release clips.

    • Ensure device has no residual power by attempting boot once battery is removed.

    • Remove either 2 (or 4 for a full teardown) 12mm phillips screws, then removing the bottom cover to gain access to the HDD and RAM.

    • Remove HDD and RAM cover

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  3. Remove 3 5mm Phillips screws
    • Remove 3 5mm Phillips screws

    • Slide HDD caddy back, remove using the black pull tab.

  4. Remove 4 Phillips screws, 2 per side
    • Remove 4 Phillips screws, 2 per side

    • Remove HDD from caddy.

Conclusion

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

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What is the spec of the hard drive? SATA 2.5"? Any max capacity or other restrictions on what drops in?

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