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Introduction

Replacing the hard drive on this device is quite easy. This guide doesn't involve any complicated manipulation.

  1. First, turn off your laptop, then unplug the power supply. Unplug any peripheral devices connected to your laptop.
    • First, turn off your laptop, then unplug the power supply. Unplug any peripheral devices connected to your laptop.

    • Then, remove the battery from the laptop.

    • In the picture, the battery is not present.

  2. Next, remove the 4 Phillips screws from the service door cover. In this photo, the screws are already removed.
    • Next, remove the 4 Phillips screws from the service door cover.

    • In this photo, the screws are already removed.

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  4. Remove the 4 screws that are circled in red on the photo. Once the screws are removed, slide the hard drive to the right, with the help of the tab.
    • Remove the 4 screws that are circled in red on the photo.

    • Once the screws are removed, slide the hard drive to the right, with the help of the tab.

  5. Remove the 4 screws, situated on the side of the support. Then, remove the hard drive form its metallic support. Finally, replace de hard drive with a new one or an SSD.
    • Remove the 4 screws, situated on the side of the support.

    • Then, remove the hard drive form its metallic support.

    • Finally, replace de hard drive with a new one or an SSD.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these steps in the reverse order.

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Brendan

Member since: 09/24/2016

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why do you do this?

Carl Jefferson - Reply

You can do this to replace a faulty hard-drive or replace it by a SSD to get better performance. So I did this to replace mine by a new one and I wrote this guide for other people who search how to do it. As you can see, very easy to do.

Brendan -

Amazing tutorial, thanks :)

Jérémy Martin - Reply

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