Introduction

This guide will instruct you how to remove your hard drive.

Parts

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  • Rotate the laptop so its bottom is facing up.

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Image 1/3: Slide each button outward with your fingers to disengage the battery. Image 2/3: Pull the battery off with your hand to separate it from the laptop. Image 3/3: Pull the battery off with your hand to separate it from the laptop.
  • Identify the lock mechanisms holding the battery in place.

  • Slide each button outward with your fingers to disengage the battery.

  • Pull the battery off with your hand to separate it from the laptop.

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Image 1/2: Remove these four screws with a Phillips #1 screwdriver. Image 2/2: Remove these four screws with a Phillips #1 screwdriver.
  • Locate the four 4 mm Phillips #1 screws that secure the hard drive to the laptop. Each of the screws has a white cylinder next to it.

  • Remove these four screws with a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

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  • Once you've made sure all four screws are removed slide the hard drive out with your hand.

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Conclusion

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

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