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  1. Flip computer over, being sure the device is unplugged, powered off, and battery removed.
    • Flip computer over, being sure the device is unplugged, powered off, and battery removed.

    • Then, locate two screws for hard drive.

  2. Next, loosen both screws and remove plastic door.
    • Next, loosen both screws and remove plastic door.

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  4. Grasp translucent plastic tab and pull to the side so hard drive comes free of SATA connectors
    • Grasp translucent plastic tab and pull to the side so hard drive comes free of SATA connectors

  5. Remove hard drive from computer and loosen 4 screws that hold it into it's metal housing.
    • Remove hard drive from computer and loosen 4 screws that hold it into it's metal housing.

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    • Redo the steps in reverse to reassemble the hard drive.

Conclusion

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

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