Introduction

Please note that this device did not have a physical hard drive to work with, so some photos are missing.

Parts

No parts required.

Turn off the device before removing the battery. Place the laptop upside down on a flat surface so that the bottom is facing up.
  • Turn off the device before removing the battery.

  • Place the laptop upside down on a flat surface so that the bottom is facing up.

  • The battery is the long rectangle above the latch.

Slide the battery latch to the left to release the battery.
  • Slide the battery latch to the left to release the battery.

Carefully pull out the battery while holding the latch to the open position with your finger. Carefully pull out the battery while holding the latch to the open position with your finger.
  • Carefully pull out the battery while holding the latch to the open position with your finger.

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Loosen the four screws that secure the hard drive panel with a Phillips head screwdriver.
  • Loosen the four screws that secure the hard drive panel with a Phillips head screwdriver.

  • Do not completely remove the screws from the panel.

Lift the drive cover to expose the hard drive.
  • Lift the drive cover to expose the hard drive.

  • This device did not have a physical hard drive to work with.

  • Gently tug on the black tabs located on each end of the hard drive in order to loosen the hard drive from the motherboard.

  • Be careful when working with the hard drive cable.

  • Separate the hard drive from the cable by firmly gripping the hard drive and the black plug.

  • Remove the four Phillips screws that secure the hard drive to its carrier.

  • There are two screws on each side.

  • Lift and remove the hard drive from the metal surrounding its perimeter.

Conclusion

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

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