Introduction

Replacing the Hard Drive

Parts

No parts required.

Flip the laptop over so the underside is facing you, then, release the 2 clips holding the battery on.
  • Flip the laptop over so the underside is facing you, then, release the 2 clips holding the battery on.

    • Make sure the laptop is off when you do this, sudden power outages can cause data corruption.

Carefully grab the battery, then pull it straight out, not at an angle.
  • Carefully grab the battery, then pull it straight out, not at an angle.

New Battery = Faster iPhone
Fix Kits starting at $16.99
Unscrew the single screw holding the drive cage in place.
  • Unscrew the single screw holding the drive cage in place.

Pull the hard drive out with of its bay the help of pictured ridges. Carefully remove it.
  • Pull the hard drive out with of its bay the help of pictured ridges. Carefully remove it.

    • It might help to open the display slightly.

Pull the Hard Drive out and proceed with replacement.
  • Pull the Hard Drive out and proceed with replacement.

Conclusion

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

5 other people completed this guide.

Austin Kidd

Member since: 04/21/2010

236 Reputation

6 Guides authored

Team

Cal Poly, Team 29-76, Johann Spring 2010 Member of Cal Poly, Team 29-76, Johann Spring 2010

CPSU-JOHANN-S10S29G76

4 Members

30 Guides authored

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 4

Past 7 Days: 36

Past 30 Days: 122

All Time: 13,022