Introduction

Solid state drives are much faster than hard disk drives, but are much more expensive. The ZBook 15 comes with a small solid state storage unit called a cache. If you want your computer to run faster, you can move your operating system from the disk drive to the solid state cache. This will greatly decrease the amount of time it takes for your computer to boot from its powered-down or sleep states. If you need to replace the solid state cache on your laptop, follow this guide!

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/2: Slide the lever with the battery symbol beside it firmly until the battery pops out. Image 2/2: Remove the battery from the laptop.
  • Flip the laptop over.

  • Slide the lever with the battery symbol beside it firmly until the battery pops out.

  • Remove the battery from the laptop.

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Image 1/1: Slide the cover towards yourself to remove it.
  • Slide the right lever firmly to the right.

  • Slide the cover towards yourself to remove it.

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Image 1/2: Remove the Solid State Cache by pulling the module up and out. Image 2/2: Remove the Solid State Cache by pulling the module up and out.
  • Remove the two 3 mm screws with a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

  • Remove the Solid State Cache by pulling the module up and out.

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Conclusion

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

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