Introduction

This guide will show you the proper steps to replace your hard drive on your Dell Vostro 1400

Parts

No parts required.

Be sure the power is off and all cables are unplugged from the device before starting.
  • Be sure the power is off and all cables are unplugged from the device before starting.

  • After flipping over the laptop, the battery is on the bottom side of the laptop.

  • Find the tabs on both the left and right side of the battery.

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Push tabs toward the outside of the laptop until they lock in place.
  • Push tabs toward the outside of the laptop until they lock in place.

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Push the battery forward to eject it from the laptop. Push the battery forward to eject it from the laptop.
  • Push the battery forward to eject it from the laptop.

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Please ensure that your device is turned off and everything is unplugged before working on it. Unscrew both screws on the hard drive panel until the panel is able to be removed.
  • Please ensure that your device is turned off and everything is unplugged before working on it.

  • Unscrew both screws on the hard drive panel until the panel is able to be removed.

  • The screws will not come off of the panel.

  • Once screws have been loosened, remove the panel from the laptop.

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Remove the hard drive by pulling up on the black tab on the right side of the hard drive.
  • Remove the hard drive by pulling up on the black tab on the right side of the hard drive.

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Conclusion

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

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