Parts

No parts required.

  1. Remove the battery before starting
    • Remove the battery before starting

  2. 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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  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

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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