Introduction

The instructions that follow will show how to replace the hard drive of your Dell Vostro 1500 computer. The Hard Drive is a component of a computer that both stores and retrieves data.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Make certain the power is off.
    • Make certain the power is off.

  2. Press and slide the buttons inward.
    • Press and slide the buttons inward.

  3. Slide the battery away from the  computer.
    • Slide the battery away from the computer.

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  5. Remove the Battery from the slot.
    • Remove the Battery from the slot.

  6. Unscrew the four Phillips head screws on the back of the computer. Unscrew the four Phillips head screws on the back of the computer.
    • Unscrew the four Phillips head screws on the back of the computer.

  7. Press the small black button on the side of the computer. There should be a piece that slightly pops out when this is done.
    • Press the small black button on the side of the computer. There should be a piece that slightly pops out when this is done.

  8. Pull the piece that protruded out slightly in the last step away from the computer to remove the hard drive.
    • Pull the piece that protruded out slightly in the last step away from the computer to remove the hard drive.

Conclusion

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

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