Introduction

How to disassemble the device and replace / upgrade Hard Disk Drive with SSD, SO-DIMM memory modules, WiFi / Wireless card M.2 aka NGFF (Next Generation Form Factor) and CMOS Battery (Complementary Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor (CMOS), Real-Time Clock (RTC)).

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  1. Switch off the laptop, disconnect the AC adapter, and remove the battery.
    • Switch off the laptop, disconnect the AC adapter, and remove the battery.

  2. Remove the screws securing the Memory / HDD cover. Slide the cover down and remove it.
    • Remove the screws securing the Memory / HDD cover.

    • Slide the cover down and remove it.

  3. To pop up the memory module you’ll have to spread latches on both sides of the slot. MEMORY
    • To pop up the memory module you’ll have to spread latches on both sides of the slot.

    • MEMORY

    • Speed 1600 MHz / PC3L-12800

    • Technology DDR3L SDRAM SODIMM

    • Max Supported Size 16 GB

    • Form Factor SO-DIMM 204-pin

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  5. Remove two screws securing the hard drive mounting bracked. Slide the HDD to the left to disconnect it from the motherboard and remove it from the device. Remove two screws on each side of the HDD to remove the mounting bracket.
    • Remove two screws securing the hard drive mounting bracked.

    • Slide the HDD to the left to disconnect it from the motherboard and remove it from the device.

    • Remove two screws on each side of the HDD to remove the mounting bracket.

    • Now you have to transfer the mounting bracket to the new HDD or SSD.

  6. Remove the screw and disconnect the two coaxial antenna cables from the WiFi card. Pop it up and remove it from the slot.
    • Remove the screw and disconnect the two coaxial antenna cables from the WiFi card.

    • Pop it up and remove it from the slot.

    • Wireless N M.2, or Next Generation Form Factor (NGFF) Card.

  7. Complementary Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor (CMOS) aka Real-Time Clock (RTC) CR2032 CR2032
    • Complementary Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor (CMOS) aka Real-Time Clock (RTC)

    • CR2032

  8. That's all.
    • That's all.

Conclusion

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

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