Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the hard drive in your Acer Aspire R7-371T-72CF.

  1. Turn off your laptop and disconnect the power adapter.
    • Turn off your laptop and disconnect the power adapter.

    • Locate and remove all 12 Phillips #00 6mm screws on the backside of the laptop.

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  2. Using your prying tool, carefully remove the back panel.
    • Using your prying tool, carefully remove the back panel.

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    • Locate the hard drive, as shown to the left. This can be identified by its location underneath the cooling fan and above the ribbon cable (the long horizontal white strip).

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    • Remove the Phillips #00 4mm securing screw using your screwdriver.

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    • Remove the hard drive by pulling towards the side that was secured by the screw.

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Conclusion

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

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