Introduction

Hard drive space is constantly filled up with today's large file sizes. So adding a bigger and better hard drive is a common practice. This guide will demonstrate how to unscrew the back panel from the laptop and then to replace the hard drive.

Parts

No parts required.

Place your laptop face down in front of you. Slide the button in the top right corner to the right so that the orange marker is showing. Press the spring loaded  latch to release the battery from the computer.
  • Place your laptop face down in front of you.

  • Slide the button in the top right corner to the right so that the orange marker is showing.

  • Press the spring loaded latch to release the battery from the computer.

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Unscrew two 5mm Phillips #1 screws.
  • Unscrew two 5mm Phillips #1 screws.

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Pull down and lift up on the back panel to remove it.
  • Pull down and lift up on the back panel to remove it.

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Unscrew the four 5mm Phillips #1 screws. Lift the hard drive out of the computer. Lift the hard drive out of the computer.
  • Unscrew the four 5mm Phillips #1 screws.

  • Lift the hard drive out of the computer.

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Unscrew the screws on the hard drive case. Two 3mm Phillips #1 screws are located on one edge of the case.
  • Unscrew the screws on the hard drive case.

  • Two 3mm Phillips #1 screws are located on one edge of the case.

  • The last two 3mm #1 Phillips screws are located on the opposite side of the case.

  • After you unscrew all four screws, the metal cage will fall off, leaving you with the hard drive.

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Conclusion

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

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