Introduction

You should replace your solid state drive if it has become damaged or corrupted. The OS will not boot properly is a major system of this.

Parts

No parts required.

Close the lid and turn the device upside down so that you can see the battery.
  • Close the lid and turn the device upside down so that you can see the battery.

Press the battery release tab and the battery will pop up.
  • Press the battery release tab and the battery will pop up.

Remove the battery from the laptop, it will come out easily.
  • Remove the battery from the laptop, it will come out easily.

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Remove the single screw holding the accessory plate.  This is a PH0 2.0x2.5 screw. Remove the single screw holding the accessory plate.  This is a PH0 2.0x2.5 screw.
  • Remove the single screw holding the accessory plate. This is a PH0 2.0x2.5 screw.

Pry the accessory plate up from the back of the laptop by applying force upwards where the screw was removed. Pry the accessory plate up from the back of the laptop by applying force upwards where the screw was removed. Pry the accessory plate up from the back of the laptop by applying force upwards where the screw was removed.
  • Pry the accessory plate up from the back of the laptop by applying force upwards where the screw was removed.

Remove the PM 2.0x2.5 screw with the PH#0 Screwdriver attachment that is shown at the corner of the Solid State Drive. After you have removed the screw, the Solid State Drive should lift up.
  • Remove the PM 2.0x2.5 screw with the PH#0 Screwdriver attachment that is shown at the corner of the Solid State Drive.

  • After you have removed the screw, the Solid State Drive should lift up.

Very carefully, remove the SSD by gently pulling away from the SSD socket. Very carefully, remove the SSD by gently pulling away from the SSD socket.
  • Very carefully, remove the SSD by gently pulling away from the SSD socket.

Conclusion

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

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