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Introduction

A guide on how to replace the hard drive on a Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E431 laptop.

Parts

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  1. Close the device and remove all power cables.
    • Close the device and remove all power cables.

    • Lay the laptop flat with the bottom facing upwards.

  2. Remove the four 2mm Phillips #00 screws from the bottom panel.
    • Remove the four 2mm Phillips #00 screws from the bottom panel.

  3. Remove the back panel of the device. Remove the back panel of the device.
    • Remove the back panel of the device.

  4. Remove four 2mm Phillips #00 screws from the hard drive.
    • Remove four 2mm Phillips #00 screws from the hard drive.

  5. Lift the HDD upwards by pulling on the plastic tab to begin removal.
    • Lift the HDD upwards by pulling on the plastic tab to begin removal.

  6. Pull the HDD out of its socket. Pull the HDD out of its socket.
    • Pull the HDD out of its socket.

Conclusion

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

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