Introduction

In this guide, you will learn how to replace the Hard Drive found in the Asus V500CA-DB51T. This guide was made to help with replacing a broken or defective hard drive, and is an easy repair for any skill level.

Remove the following ten screws securing the lower case to the upper case: The top left and right corners have .7 cm screws.
  • Remove the following ten screws securing the lower case to the upper case:

  • The top left and right corners have .7 cm screws.

  • The two top-middle and four bottom are .4 cm screws.

  • The middle left and right are .8 cm screws.

  • Remove the screws using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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Wedge your fingers between the upper case and the lower case. Gently pull the lower case away from the upper case.
  • Wedge your fingers between the upper case and the lower case.

  • Gently pull the lower case away from the upper case.

  • Remove the lower case and set it aside.

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Use the flat end of the blue plastic opening tool to lift the battery connector up out of its socket on the motherboard.
  • Use the flat end of the blue plastic opening tool to lift the battery connector up out of its socket on the motherboard.

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Remove the tri-point screws that secure the battery to the casing. All screws securing the battery in place are .5 cm tri-point screws.
  • Remove the tri-point screws that secure the battery to the casing.

  • All screws securing the battery in place are .5 cm tri-point screws.

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Use the opening tool to pop up the battery away from the casing. Use the opening tool to pop up the battery away from the casing. Use the opening tool to pop up the battery away from the casing.
  • Use the opening tool to pop up the battery away from the casing.

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Remove the following screws securing the battery connector board to the logic board: The red screws are size 2.3 cm T6 Torx The orange screws are size 2.4 cm T6 Torx
  • Remove the following screws securing the battery connector board to the logic board:

  • The red screws are size 2.3 cm T6 Torx

  • The orange screws are size 2.4 cm T6 Torx

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Remove the SSD (Solid State Drive) assembly from the upper case. Remove the SSD (Solid State Drive) assembly from the upper case.
  • Remove the SSD (Solid State Drive) assembly from the upper case.

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Conclusion

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

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