Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace a broken hard drive on the ASUS Vivobook.

Use a Phillips 0 screwdriver to remove nine Phillips screws from the back of the laptop (four 7mm from the top hinge, four 5mm from the bottom hinge, and one 10mm screw from the center). Use a Phillips 0 screwdriver to remove nine Phillips screws from the back of the laptop (four 7mm from the top hinge, four 5mm from the bottom hinge, and one 10mm screw from the center).
  • Use a Phillips 0 screwdriver to remove nine Phillips screws from the back of the laptop (four 7mm from the top hinge, four 5mm from the bottom hinge, and one 10mm screw from the center).

Use a plastic opening tool to pry the back panel off.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to pry the back panel off.

Use a Phillips 0 screwdriver to remove the eight 5mm Phillips screws holding the battery in place. Use a Phillips 0 screwdriver to remove the eight 5mm Phillips screws holding the battery in place.
  • Use a Phillips 0 screwdriver to remove the eight 5mm Phillips screws holding the battery in place.

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Remove the ribbon cable with a pair of tweezers. Remove the ribbon cable with a pair of tweezers.
  • Remove the ribbon cable with a pair of tweezers.

Lift and remove the battery.
  • Lift and remove the battery.

Remove four 4mm screws using a Phillips 0 screwdriver. Remove four 4mm screws using a Phillips 0 screwdriver.
  • Remove four 4mm screws using a Phillips 0 screwdriver.

Pull out hard drive bracket towards the edge of the laptop.
  • Pull out hard drive bracket towards the edge of the laptop.

Remove two 3mm screws using a Phillips 0 screwdriver from each sides of the hard drive bracket. The bracket should fall off after removal. Remove two 3mm screws using a Phillips 0 screwdriver from each sides of the hard drive bracket. The bracket should fall off after removal. Remove two 3mm screws using a Phillips 0 screwdriver from each sides of the hard drive bracket. The bracket should fall off after removal.
  • Remove two 3mm screws using a Phillips 0 screwdriver from each sides of the hard drive bracket. The bracket should fall off after removal.

Conclusion

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

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