Introduction

This guide will show you how to remove or replace the hard drive (HDD) in a Dell Studio 1737.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Slide the battery release slider all the way to the right and push the battery straight out of the back of the computer Slide the battery release slider all the way to the right and push the battery straight out of the back of the computer
    • Slide the battery release slider all the way to the right and push the battery straight out of the back of the computer

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  3. Unscrew the 8 phillips head screws marked in the photo Even when the screws are fully detached, they will not come out of the panel Use a plastic opening tool to pry the panel away from the laptop body
    • Unscrew the 8 phillips head screws marked in the photo

    • Even when the screws are fully detached, they will not come out of the panel

    • Use a plastic opening tool to pry the panel away from the laptop body

    • Lift panel up and away

  4. Detach Hard drive from SATA connector. Pull hard drive up and out pulling connector out of the way.
    • Detach Hard drive from SATA connector.

    • Pull hard drive up and out pulling connector out of the way.

    • NOTE: your hard drive may be attached by screws or a bracket. This device had the hard drive just placed under the casing.

Conclusion

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

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