Introduction

The hard drive for a computer is essentially where all of the computers information is stored. They are crucial to the performance of any computer. Upgrading a hard drive can improve the speed of a computer, as well as allow the user to save more files, run more programs, and generally improve the performance.

Remove battery by pushing the two tabs and pulling the battery outwards slowly but firmly.
  • Remove battery by pushing the two tabs and pulling the battery outwards slowly but firmly.

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Wedge your finger (or tool) in between the outer plastic cover of the laptop and the main part of the laptop.
  • Wedge your finger (or tool) in between the outer plastic cover of the laptop and the main part of the laptop.

  • Pry the outer plastic cover off of the laptop.

  • Prying the outer plastic cover off may take a significant amount of force.

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Unscrew all screws that surround the hard drive with a Philip Head Unscrew all screws that surround the hard drive with a Philip Head
  • Unscrew all screws that surround the hard drive with a Philip Head

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Carefully lift the hard drive up by holding the tag shown here. Carefully lift the hard drive up by holding the tag shown here.
  • Carefully lift the hard drive up by holding the tag shown here.

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Remove the final attachment to the hard drive located at the end shown here.
  • Remove the final attachment to the hard drive located at the end shown here.

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Conclusion

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

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