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Your stock hard drive could be too slow for your operating software. Use this guide to replace your current hard drive with one of larger capacity.

  1. Before you begin, turn the laptop off and unplug it from the power source. Remove the 4 computer feet. (Our device didn't have these; they can be taken off with a plastic spudger.)
    • Before you begin, turn the laptop off and unplug it from the power source.

    • Remove the 4 computer feet. (Our device didn't have these; they can be taken off with a plastic spudger.)

    • Remove the two screw cover strips.

    • Remove the two screw cover plugs.

    • Unscrew all 12 screws (size: Phillips M2.5×7.0 ) from the bottom of the computer.

  2. Turn the computer over to the front. Open the laptop. Use a plastic pry tool to pry up the keyboard cover near the hinge on both the right and left side, and work your way towards the touchpad.
    • Turn the computer over to the front.

    • Open the laptop.

    • Use a plastic pry tool to pry up the keyboard cover near the hinge on both the right and left side, and work your way towards the touchpad.

  3. Tilt the keyboard cover up slightly.
    • Tilt the keyboard cover up slightly.

    • Do not fully remove the keyboard, as it is still attached to the laptop by some cables.

  4. Remove the hard drive from the laptop.
    • Remove the hard drive from the laptop.

    • Our device did not contain a hard drive.

Conclusion

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

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