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Introduction

In this guide you will learn how to replace the hard drive on your Dell B130. The hard drive is where the computer stores any information and there may be problems with it if: the computer is slow, is unable to boot, or has errors when trying to read or delete data.

Parts

No parts specified.

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    • First, make sure your computer is turned off.

    • Remove the battery by flipping the two switches under the battery and pulling it out

  2. Dell Inspiron B130 Hard Drive Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Before we remove the keyboard, we have to remove the plastic cover

    • Stick the plastic prying tool right here and gently lift it up.

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    • Remove the two screws to loosen the keyboard

    • Do not lift the keyboard out yet, it is still connected via the ribbon cable.

    • Carefully disconnect the ribbon cable

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    • Push the tab from the battery, downwards to unlock the battery.

    • The tab should be in the position next to the unlocked indicator.

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    • Now, push the other tab (the one right under the battery) from right to left.

    • Now the battery will be loose; lift the battery up and out of the computer.

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    • This particular computer is missing its hard drive.

    • Remove the two screws.

    • Remove the plastic cover by lifting from the groove as indicated.

    • Remove the hard drive from the computer by lifting up and out.

Conclusion

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

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