Introduction

With a Phillips #0 screwdriver, the hard drive can easily be replaced.

  1. Unlock the tab located in the top left corner of the netbook. The red tab indicated that the battery has been properly unlocked. Remove the battery.
    • Unlock the tab located in the top left corner of the netbook.

    • The red tab indicated that the battery has been properly unlocked.

    • Remove the battery.

    • When working with electronics, it is always wise to remove the power source before taking the device apart.

  2. The hard drive is located under this cover.
    • The hard drive is located under this cover.

  3. Free shipping on all orders over $100 or containing a Pro Tech Toolkit!

    Browse Our Store

    Ever fixed something? That’s Genius.

    Share your repair story with #ImAGenius

    We Are All Geniuses

    Share your repair story with #ImAGenius

  4. Remove the two (2) 5mm screws holding the cover down using the Phillips #0 screwdriver. Remove the two (2) 5mm screws holding the cover down using the Phillips #0 screwdriver.
    • Remove the two (2) 5mm screws holding the cover down using the Phillips #0 screwdriver.

  5. Use a plastic opening tool to lift the cover. Use a plastic opening tool to lift the cover.
    • Use a plastic opening tool to lift the cover.

  6. Using a Phillips #0 screwdriver, remove a third 5mm screw that holds the second cover that is directly protecting the hard drive.
    • Using a Phillips #0 screwdriver, remove a third 5mm screw that holds the second cover that is directly protecting the hard drive.

  7. Slide the silver cover up; the hole on the cover and the hole for the screw will no longer match up. Lift the silver cover; this will expose the hard drive. Lift the silver cover; this will expose the hard drive.
    • Slide the silver cover up; the hole on the cover and the hole for the screw will no longer match up.

    • Lift the silver cover; this will expose the hard drive.

Conclusion

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

Lydia Benjock

Member since: 10/18/2013

1,189 Reputation

10 Guides authored

Team

Clemson, Team 14-3, Benson Fall 2013 Member of Clemson, Team 14-3, Benson Fall 2013

CLEM-BENSON-F13S14G3

3 Members

22 Guides authored

0 Comments

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 0

Past 30 Days: 12

All Time: 1,107