Introduction

In the event that your Asus Eee PC 1201N's hard drive is faulty this guide will show you exactly how to do that. It will only require a screwdriver and a plastic opening tool.

Flip the netbook over.
  • Flip the netbook over.

  • Be sure to unplug the netbook and power off the device while working.

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Push open both tabs on either side of the battery.
  • Push open both tabs on either side of the battery.

  • The tab on the left will click open and stay in place until you close it.

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Pull the tab on the right open, while you remove battery with your other hand.
  • Pull the tab on the right open, while you remove battery with your other hand.

  • Pull the battery straight out ensuring that you don't damage any connectors.

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Open the netbook to find the four small grooves along the top of the keyboard. Pry the keyboard up using the plastic opening tool.
  • Open the netbook to find the four small grooves along the top of the keyboard.

  • Pry the keyboard up using the plastic opening tool.

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Tilt the keyboard away from you to access  the connector. Gently push the lock toward the screen to unlock it and slide the ribbon out. Remove the keyboard.
  • Tilt the keyboard away from you to access the connector. Gently push the lock toward the screen to unlock it and slide the ribbon out.

  • Remove the keyboard.

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Turn the netbook over and remove the eight 6.5mm screws using the J0 Phillips head screwdriver.
  • Turn the netbook over and remove the eight 6.5mm screws using the J0 Phillips head screwdriver.

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Turn the netbook back over and remove the ten 4.5mm screws using the J0 Phillips head screwdriver. Remove the cover plate by sliding the plastic opening tool around the entire edge of the plate.
  • Turn the netbook back over and remove the ten 4.5mm screws using the J0 Phillips head screwdriver.

  • Remove the cover plate by sliding the plastic opening tool around the entire edge of the plate.

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Flip up the retaining flap on the ZIF connector. Then, pull the blue tab for the touchpad connector before removing the cover plate completely.
  • Flip up the retaining flap on the ZIF connector. Then, pull the blue tab for the touchpad connector before removing the cover plate completely.

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Remove the four 4.6mm screws with the J0 Phillips head screwdriver.
  • Remove the four 4.6mm screws with the J0 Phillips head screwdriver.

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Slide the hard drive to the right and then lift it straight out of the netbook. Slide the hard drive to the right and then lift it straight out of the netbook.
  • Slide the hard drive to the right and then lift it straight out of the netbook.

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Conclusion

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

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