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

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Image 1/2: Slide the cover down and remove it. Image 2/2: Slide the cover down and remove it.
  • Remove the screws securing the Memory / HDD cover.

  • Slide the cover down and remove it.

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Image 1/2: MEMORY Image 2/2: Speed 1600 MHz / PC3L-12800
  • 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

    • Slots Qty 2

    • Empty Slots 1

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Image 1/3: Slide the HDD to the left to disconnect it from the motherboard and remove it from the device. Image 2/3: Remove two screws on each side of the HDD to remove the mounting bracket. Image 3/3: Now you have to transfer the mounting bracket to the new HDD or SSD.
  • 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.

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Image 1/2: Pop it up and remove it from the slot. Image 2/2: Wireless N M.2, or Next Generation Form Factor (NGFF) Card.
  • 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.

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

  • CR2032

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  • That's all.

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Conclusion

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

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