Introduction

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

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Rotate the laptop so its bottom is facing up.
    • Rotate the laptop so its bottom is facing up.

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  2. Identify the lock mechanisms holding the battery in place.
    • 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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    • 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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