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Introduction

Before replacing your hard drive make sure you have backed up all of your files and have an OS install disk on hand. Now you're ready to replace your hard drive!

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    • Ensure your computer is shut down. Removing the battery while the laptop is still on may corrupt your files. Remove any power adapters and cords connected to the laptop body.

    • Slide the switch to the left until the release clicks.

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    • Remove the battery.

    • The release switch may need to be held down while removing the battery.

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    • Remove the two 5mm Phillips screws on the hard drive cover using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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    • Remove the plastic hard drive cover.

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    • Pull up on the two plastic flaps on the hard drive enclosure to remove it.

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    • Gently lift the ribbon cable away from the hard drive enclosure to free the drive.

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    • Locate four 2mm Phillips screws on the side of the enclosure and remove them using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

    • Slide the hard drive out of the enclosure to complete the removal process.

Conclusion

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

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