Introduction

This repair will need:

A T8 Torx screwdriver.

After completing the initial disassembly, you may proceed to hard drive replacement.
  • After completing the initial disassembly, you may proceed to hard drive replacement.

After completing the initial disassembly, you may proceed to hard drive replacement.

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First, you will need to remove the five T8 torx screws that mount the hard drive to the internal frame. Next, you will remove the mounting frame and the plastic shield.
  • First, you will need to remove the five T8 torx screws that mount the hard drive to the internal frame.

  • Next, you will remove the mounting frame and the plastic shield.

First, you will need to remove the five T8 torx screws that mount the hard drive to the internal frame.

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Next, you will remove the mounting frame and the plastic shield.

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Deck the Halls
With tools and Fix Kits
You can use a spudger (tool shown in photo) to remove the ribbon cable from the hard drive.
  • You can use a spudger (tool shown in photo) to remove the ribbon cable from the hard drive.

You can use a spudger (tool shown in photo) to remove the ribbon cable from the hard drive.

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Carefully, pry the ribbon away from the pins.
  • Carefully, pry the ribbon away from the pins.

Carefully, pry the ribbon away from the pins.

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Attach the ribbon cable to the new hard drive and follow steps 1-3, in reverse, to complete the installation.
  • Attach the ribbon cable to the new hard drive and follow steps 1-3, in reverse, to complete the installation.

Attach the ribbon cable to the new hard drive and follow steps 1-3, in reverse, to complete the installation.

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Conclusion

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

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