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Introduction

This guide will walk you through the process of accessing, removing and replacing the Disk Drive for a Compaq Presario V5303NR. The process of accessing the disk drive will need to be done for replacement if the disk drive is faulty or damaged.

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    • Turn the laptop bottom-side up.

    • Push the battery latch to the left position to unlock the battery.

    • Remove the battery from its socket.

    • Failure to unplug the computer and remove the battery can result in electrical discharges on contact with the computer's components. This can damage the computer or even hurt the user.

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    • Use the Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the 3 5mm #0 screws highlighted in the picture.

    • Use the Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the 2 4mm #0 screws highlighted in the picture.

    • Use the Phippips #0 screwdriver to remove the 10 5mm #0 screws highlighted in the picture.

    • Keep the different types of screws separate from one another. They will only fit into holes created for screws of their size, and thus cannot fit into other screw holes.

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    • Remove the laptops bottom panel.

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    • Gently remove the disk drive from its socket.

Conclusion

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

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