Image 1/3: Flip the laptop over. Image 2/3: Slide the latches toward the outside of the laptop to unlock the battery. Image 3/3: Lift the battery out of the laptop.
  • We are removing the battery to avoid the possibility of an electrical discharge when working with this system.

  • Flip the laptop over.

  • Slide the latches toward the outside of the laptop to unlock the battery.

  • Lift the battery out of the laptop.

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Image 1/3: Using a spudger, pry open the access door from the laptop. Image 2/3: Using your fingers, open and remove the access door from the laptop, exposing the memory cards underneath. Image 3/3: Using your fingers, open and remove the access door from the laptop, exposing the memory cards underneath.
  • Loosen the two screws attaching the access door to the laptop body.

  • Using a spudger, pry open the access door from the laptop.

  • Using your fingers, open and remove the access door from the laptop, exposing the memory cards underneath.

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Image 1/3: Loosen and remove these screws using a phillips head screw driver PH0. Image 2/3: Push the hard drive to the left, and then lift out of the laptop casing to remove from laptop. Image 3/3: Push the hard drive to the left, and then lift out of the laptop casing to remove from laptop.
  • Locate the two hard drive screws, located on the left-hand side of the hard drive casing.

  • Loosen and remove these screws using a phillips head screw driver PH0.

  • Push the hard drive to the left, and then lift out of the laptop casing to remove from laptop.

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Image 1/3: Remove these screws using a phillips head PH0 screwdriver. Image 2/3: Now, with a new hard drive, attach the caddy/casing using the same screws removed from the old hard drive. Image 3/3: Now, with a new hard drive, attach the caddy/casing using the same screws removed from the old hard drive.
  • Identify the Hard Drive caddy screws, one on each side of the hard drive casing.

  • Remove these screws using a phillips head PH0 screwdriver.

  • Now, with a new hard drive, attach the caddy/casing using the same screws removed from the old hard drive.

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Conclusion

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

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