Introduction

Use this guide to replace the hard drive of the Dell Inspiron 530.

Parts

No parts required.

Place the case on its side.
  • Place the case on its side.

  • Locate and remove the two 13.1 mm thumbscrews.

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Slide the side panel towards the back and remove.
  • Slide the side panel towards the back and remove.

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Locate the hard drive.
  • Locate the hard drive.

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Disconnect the two cables from the back of the hard drive.
  • Disconnect the two cables from the back of the hard drive.

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Locate and remove the four 7.8 mm screws with a Phillips #0 screwdriver.
  • Locate and remove the four 7.8 mm screws with a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

  • Pull the hard drive out towards the back of computer.

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Conclusion

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

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