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.

  1. Turn off the device before removing the battery.
    • 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.

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

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    • 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.

    • Do not completely remove the screws from the panel.

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    • Lift the drive cover to expose the hard drive.

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

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    • 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.

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

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

    • There are two screws on each side.

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

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Conclusion

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

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