Introduction

This guide teaches you how to replace the hard drive in an Acer Aspire M5-581T-6807 Ultrabook.

Remove the 12 screws securing the palmrest. Slowly lift the palmrest up at the front, and stop when you feel the cable slack run out. Remove the tape covering the connectors.
  • Remove the 12 screws securing the palmrest.

  • Slowly lift the palmrest up at the front, and stop when you feel the cable slack run out.

  • Remove the tape covering the connectors.

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Unlock the three connectors, and remove their cables.
  • Unlock the three connectors, and remove their cables.

  • Continue to lift the palmrest upwards in the front, to the point that it hinges over onto the laptop screen, so as not to pull on the remaining cable on the palmrest. You don't need to disconnect this one.

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Remove the four short screws securing the hard drive caddy to the base.
  • Remove the four short screws securing the hard drive caddy to the base.

  • Remove the screws securing the caddy to the hard drive. You're done!

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Conclusion

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

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