Introduction

Since the Hard drive bay is 2.5", you can replace the HDD with either a 2.5" HDD or a Solid State Drive (SSD). Note that SSD's are more expensive compared to HDD's of similar storage size.

Ground yourself by either touching an unpainted metal surface or by using the Anti-Static wrist strap. Turn off the computer and remove the charger from the charging port. Turn the laptop over and slide the battery release catch to the right. The battery will pop up from its slot. Remove it using your fingers
  • Ground yourself by either touching an unpainted metal surface or by using the Anti-Static wrist strap.

  • Turn off the computer and remove the charger from the charging port.

  • Turn the laptop over and slide the battery release catch to the right. The battery will pop up from its slot. Remove it using your fingers

Add Comment

The access panel to the hard drive and RAM is held in place by four  screws. Loosen them using a Phillips #0 screwdriver. Gently lift the panel away from the computer. Gently lift the panel away from the computer.
  • The access panel to the hard drive and RAM is held in place by four screws. Loosen them using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

  • Gently lift the panel away from the computer.

Add Comment

Remove the two 6mm screws using the Phillips #0 screwdriver.
  • Remove the two 6mm screws using the Phillips #0 screwdriver.

  • Gently remove the hard drive from the socket.

Add Comment

Conclusion

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

Rohan Mathew

Member since: 09/22/2016

513 Reputation

5 Guides authored

Team

UC Davis, Team 2-3, Oliver Fall 2016 Member of UC Davis, Team 2-3, Oliver Fall 2016

UCD-OLIVER-F16S2G3

5 Members

6 Guides authored

0 Comments

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 0

Past 30 Days: 2

All Time: 61