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.

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

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

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Conclusion

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

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