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:
  • 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.
  • 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.

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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.

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  • 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

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  • 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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