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Introduction

This guide will walk you through replacing the SSD in your Acer Chromebook 15 CB5-571-C09S.

  1. Acer Chromebook 15 CB5-571-C09S Solid State Drive Replacement, Back Cover: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Place the device on a flat surface faced down so that the fan vents are at the top of the device.

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    • Unscrew the eighteen 6 mm PH0 Phillips head screws from the back of the device.

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    • Use a plastic opening tool to pry open the back cover around the edges of the device.

    • Be careful not to crack or break the back cover of the device.

    • You will have to adjust the position of the device to pry it open along all the edges.

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    • Stand the device up with the hinges on top and carefully pull apart the back cover from the device.

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    • The Solid State Drive is the blue chip locate right beneath the fan.

    • Unscrew the 3 mm PH00 Phillips head screw located on the left side of the SSD.

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    • Grab the top and bottom edges of the SSD and carefully pull it out from the motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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Mine has a positive and neutral wire moving away from the SSD, and removing the chip entirely hasn't impeded operation whatsoever despite me doing it to force developer mode.

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