Introduction

Use this guide to help you replace the hard drive tray in a Dell Inspiron 1525.

Parts

No parts required.

Locate the battery release switch on the bottom of the laptop.
  • Locate the battery release switch on the bottom of the laptop.

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Slide the battery release switch away from the lock symbol until you hear the battery click.
  • Slide the battery release switch away from the lock symbol until you hear the battery click.

  • Slide the battery towards the back of the laptop until it comes free.

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  • Remove the two 3.60 mm #1 Phillips screws securing the hard drive and hard drive tray.

  • Slide the hard drive and hard drive tray out of the laptop.

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  • Remove the two 3.55 mm Phillips #1 screws securing the hard drive to the hard drive tray.

    • There is 1 screw on each side of the tray.

  • Remove the hard drive from the tray.

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Conclusion

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

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