Introduction

Upgrading the hard drive capacity by replacing the original drive.

Move the latch to the right of the battery to unlocked.
  • Move the latch to the right of the battery to unlocked.

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Slide the latch on the left directly below the battery to unlock and pull out the battery as shown.
  • Slide the latch on the left directly below the battery to unlock and pull out the battery as shown.

  • The latch must be held in position to remove the battery.

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Before you begin, it's recommended that you back up all your computer's information on the original hard drive. Also, verify the laptop is off and all cables are disconnected.
  • Before you begin, it's recommended that you back up all your computer's information on the original hard drive. Also, verify the laptop is off and all cables are disconnected.

  • Turn the laptop over so the bottom is facing up.

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Loosen the three Philips cover screws that secure the hard drive. These screws cannot be fully removed from the hard drive cover.
  • Loosen the three Philips cover screws that secure the hard drive.

    • These screws cannot be fully removed from the hard drive cover.

  • Use the spudger to lift and to remove the hard drive cover.

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Slide the original hard drive to the left and lift it to remove. Insert the new hard drive.
  • Slide the original hard drive to the left and lift it to remove.

  • Insert the new hard drive.

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Conclusion

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

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