Introduction

Access to Hard Disk Drive

Pry up cover, remove screw.
  • Pry up cover, remove screw.

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Remove screws.
  • Remove screws.

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Gently pry out to unsnap top plastic housing.
  • Gently pry out to unsnap top plastic housing.

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Lift keyboard and flip over, but do not remove, it is still attached by ribbon cable.
  • Lift keyboard and flip over, but do not remove, it is still attached by ribbon cable.

  • Slide back connector tabs to release ribbon cable.

  • Remove 5 screws and lift out plate to access HDD and FDD.

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To remove HDD loosen tape, lift out BIOS battery, remove screws and slide back HDD housing.
  • To remove HDD loosen tape, lift out BIOS battery, remove screws and slide back HDD housing.

In this view, the ribbon cable connector tabs are shown in their open position.

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Conclusion

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

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