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Introduction

In this guide, we will be showing you how to remove and replace the Solid-State Drive.

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    • CAUTION: Solid-state drives are fragile. Exercise care when handling the hard drive.

    • CAUTION: To avoid data loss, do not remove the solid-state drive while the computer is in sleep or on state.

  1. Using the pull tab, pivot the solid-state drive bracket and peel off the bracket from the tabs on the computer base.
    • Using the pull tab, pivot the solid-state drive bracket and peel off the bracket from the tabs on the computer base.

  2. Using the pull tab, disconnect the solid-state drive cable from the system board.
    • Using the pull tab, disconnect the solid-state drive cable from the system board.

  3. Remove the screws that secure the solid-state drive assembly to the computer base.
    • Remove the screws that secure the solid-state drive assembly to the computer base.

  4. Lift the solid-state drive assembly off the computer base. Make sure the screws are off the solid-state assembly.
    • Lift the solid-state drive assembly off the computer base.

    • Make sure the screws are off the solid-state assembly.

  5. Slide and lift the solid-state drive off the solid-state assembly.
    • Slide and lift the solid-state drive off the solid-state assembly.

  6. CAUTION: Solid-state drives are fragile. Exercise care when handling the hard drive.
    • CAUTION: Solid-state drives are fragile. Exercise care when handling the hard drive.

    • Slide the new solid-state drive into the solid-state drive assembly.

  7. Replace the screw that secures the solid-state drive assembly with the screw holes on the computer base.
    • Replace the screw that secures the solid-state drive assembly with the screw holes on the computer base.

  8. Align the screw holes on the solid-state drive assembly with the screw holes on the computer base.
    • Align the screw holes on the solid-state drive assembly with the screw holes on the computer base.

  9. Replace the screws that secure the solid-state drive assembly to the computer base.
    • Replace the screws that secure the solid-state drive assembly to the computer base.

  10. Connect the solid-state drive cable to the system board.
    • Connect the solid-state drive cable to the system board.

  11. Align the screws on the solid-state drive bracket with the screw holes on the solid-state drive assembly.
    • Align the screws on the solid-state drive bracket with the screw holes on the solid-state drive assembly.

  12. Replace the screws that secure the solid-state drive bracket to the solid-state drive assembly.
    • Replace the screws that secure the solid-state drive bracket to the solid-state drive assembly.

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Hi there. Could I have a link to the full service manual you got this from? Thanks.

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