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Image 1/2: Locate the two buttons next to the battery. Image 2/2: Slide the right slider to the unlocked (red) position.
  • Place the laptop face down with the battery facing away from you.

  • Locate the two buttons next to the battery.

  • Slide the right slider to the unlocked (red) position.

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Image 1/2: Slide the battery with your other hand away from you and it should disconnect. Image 2/2: Slide the battery with your other hand away from you and it should disconnect.
  • Hold the left button to the left.

  • Slide the battery with your other hand away from you and it should disconnect.

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Image 1/3: Using your finger or a plastic spudger start to carefully pry up the back planel. Image 2/3: Using your finger or a plastic spudger start to carefully pry up the back planel. Image 3/3: Using your finger or a plastic spudger start to carefully pry up the back planel.
  • Remove the five Phillips # 0 screws from the back panel.

  • Using your finger or a plastic spudger start to carefully pry up the back planel.

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  • Slide the back panel away and remove the panel.

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Image 1/3: Lift the hard drive upwards by the two arms in order to remove the hard drive case from the laptop. Image 2/3: Lift the hard drive upwards by the two arms in order to remove the hard drive case from the laptop. Image 3/3: Lift the hard drive upwards by the two arms in order to remove the hard drive case from the laptop.
  • Remove the four Phillips #0 screws holding the hard drive case to the laptop.

  • Lift the hard drive upwards by the two arms in order to remove the hard drive case from the laptop.

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  • Using a Phillips #0 screwdriver, remove the cage screws on the side of the hard drive.

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Image 1/2: Slide the working hard drive into the case and screw it on. Image 2/2: Slide the working hard drive into the case and screw it on.
  • Next, slide the case off of the broken hard drive.

  • Slide the working hard drive into the case and screw it on.

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Conclusion

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

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