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Introduction

In this guide, we will show you how to remove and replace the Hard-Drive.

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  1. WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer.
    • WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer.

    • Turn the computer over.

  2. Slide the battery latch to the unlock position as shown.
    • Slide the battery latch to the unlock position as shown.

  3. After the Battery Pack pops up, remove the Battery Pack.
    • After the Battery Pack pops up, remove the Battery Pack.

  4. Align the battery pack tabs with the slots in the battery bay.
    • Align the battery pack tabs with the slots in the battery bay.

  5. Push the NEW battery pack into the battery bay until the battery pack clicks into place.
    • Push the NEW battery pack into the battery bay until the battery pack clicks into place.

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  7. WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer.
    • WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer.

    • WARNING: If you remove the hard drive from the computer when the drive is hot, do not touch the metal housing of the hard drive.

    • Loosen the four captive screws that secure the hard-drive assembly.

  8. Using the pull-tab, lift the hard-drive assembly out of the hard-drive bay.
    • Using the pull-tab, lift the hard-drive assembly out of the hard-drive bay.

  9. Remove the four screws that secure the hard drive to the hard-drive bracket.
    • Remove the four screws that secure the hard drive to the hard-drive bracket.

  10. Lift the hard drive out of the hard-drive bracket. Lift the hard drive out of the hard-drive bracket.
    • Lift the hard drive out of the hard-drive bracket.

  11. Disconnect the interposer from the hard drive. Disconnect the interposer from the hard drive.
    • Disconnect the interposer from the hard drive.

  12. Connect the interposer to the NEW hard drive. Connect the interposer to the NEW hard drive.
    • Connect the interposer to the NEW hard drive.

  13. Place the hard drive in the hard-drive bracket. Place the hard drive in the hard-drive bracket.
    • Place the hard drive in the hard-drive bracket.

  14. Replace the four screws that secure the hard drive to the hard-drive bracket.
    • Replace the four screws that secure the hard drive to the hard-drive bracket.

  15. Place the hard-drive assembly in the hard-drive bay.
    • Place the hard-drive assembly in the hard-drive bay.

  16. Align and tighten the four captive screws that secure the hard-drive assembly to the hard-drive bay.
    • Align and tighten the four captive screws that secure the hard-drive assembly to the hard-drive bay.

Conclusion

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

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