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.

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

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Image 1/1: Pry the outer plastic cover off 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

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  • 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.

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Conclusion

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

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