Parts

No parts required.

Remove the battery before starting
  • Remove the battery before starting

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Loosen the two screw for the hard drive cover The screws will stay attached the the cover
  • Loosen the two screw for the hard drive cover

  • The screws will stay attached the the cover

  • Lift the cover from the left side and remove

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Lift the black pull tab on the hard drive Lift the drive straight up out of the laptop
  • Lift the black pull tab on the hard drive

  • Lift the drive straight up out of the laptop

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Remove the four screws on the sides of the drive (two on each side) Remove the hard drive from the caddy
  • Remove the four screws on the sides of the drive (two on each side)

  • Remove the hard drive from the caddy

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Pull the IDE connecter straight off the drive
  • Pull the IDE connecter straight off the drive

  • Be sure to pull the connecter off straight so as not to bend the hard drive IDE pins

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Conclusion

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

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Perfect instructions....easy directions even for a computer dunce like me...

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