Introduction

Hard drives (HDs) and solid-state drives (SSDs) can run out of space, run slow, or break. This guide will show you how to remove your current hard drive in an Asus Q551LN-BBI7T09 laptop so you can replace it with a new one.

Use a T5 (Torx 5) screwdriver to remove the ten 3.0 mm Torx screws from the base plate of the laptop.
  • Use a T5 (Torx 5) screwdriver to remove the ten 3.0 mm Torx screws from the base plate of the laptop.

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Slowly and carefully pry open the base plate going around the edge.
  • Slowly and carefully pry open the base plate going around the edge.

  • A card can be used to make the process easier.

  • Grab the base plate and lift away from the laptop.

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  • Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the four 3.0 mm Phillips screws around the hard drive.

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  • Remove the hard drive from its port by sliding the hard drive left.

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  • Lift the hard drive out upwards.

  • Refrain from touching the green circuit boards.

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  • Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the four 2.0 mm Phillips screws that secure the hard drive to its casing.

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  • Place the new hard drive in the casing with the connection on the right side.

  • Screw everything back together.

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Conclusion

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

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