Introduction

The solid state drive replacement for the Acer Chromebook C740 requires removing the back panel and removing one screw. The solid sate drive stores data from the laptop.

Power down the Chromebook and disconnect the power adapter.
  • Power down the Chromebook and disconnect the power adapter.

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Place the chromebook bottom side up on a flat surface. Remove the thirteen 7 mm screws with a Phillips #0 screwdriver.
  • Place the chromebook bottom side up on a flat surface.

  • Remove the thirteen 7 mm screws with a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

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Insert the plastic opening tool into the slit near the hinges and pry upwards to lift the back panel. Applying pressure may be necessary. A click indicates the panel is ready to come off. Applying pressure may be necessary. A click indicates the panel is ready to come off.
  • Insert the plastic opening tool into the slit near the hinges and pry upwards to lift the back panel.

    • Applying pressure may be necessary. A click indicates the panel is ready to come off.

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Remove  the 3.75 mm screw with a Phillips #0 screwdriver. Remove  the 3.75 mm screw with a Phillips #0 screwdriver.
  • Remove the 3.75 mm screw with a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

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Unplug the solid state drive.
  • Unplug the solid state drive.

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Conclusion

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

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