Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the hard drive. Please see the proper list of tools so you are prepared.

Image 1/1: Gently turn the laptop up side down so that the battery is facing away from you. The battery is outlined by the red rectangle in the picture to the left.
  • Remove the battery before working on your device. See this LINK for a step-by-step guide.

  • Gently turn the laptop up side down so that the battery is facing away from you. The battery is outlined by the red rectangle in the picture to the left.

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  • Use a #00 Phillips Head screw driver to remove the two 1/4" screws that hold the back panel in place.

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  • Place the blue plastic 1/4" opening tool into the small indention and gently pry the back panel off.

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Image 1/1: The hard drive is shown by the orange marker.
  • Remove the back panel.

  • The hard drive is shown by the orange marker.

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  • Use the same, #00 Phillips Head screw driver to remove two 1/8" screws.

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  • To remove the hard drive, slide it to the right.

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  • Grab the black tab and lift up to remove the hard drive from the computer.

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Conclusion

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

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