Introduction

This guide will demonstrate how to replace the hard drive on the Asus Q500A.

Tools

No tools required.

Flip device onto backside
  • Flip device onto backside

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Use a J0 screwdriver bit to remove both screws on the back-plate, found at the bottom of device.
  • Use a J0 screwdriver bit to remove both screws on the back-plate, found at the bottom of device.

  • Remove back-plate.

    • Note: Use prying tool if your having issues lifting back-plate.

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Remove 4 screws from the metal hard-drive case. There will be one in each corner. Remove the hard-drive case from the device.
  • Remove 4 screws from the metal hard-drive case. There will be one in each corner.

  • Remove the hard-drive case from the device.

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Remove the hard-drive. It will be connected to the integrated sata-port in the device.
  • Remove the hard-drive. It will be connected to the integrated sata-port in the device.

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  • Place hard-drive into slot and connect to the integrated sata port.

  • Place hard drive case back on top of the new hard-drive.

  • Screw in the four screws on the hard-drive case.

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Place back-plate back on device.
  • Place back-plate back on device.

  • Screw in the 2 screws on the back of the plate.

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Conclusion

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

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