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  1. Lenovo G50-80 80E5 Hard Drive Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Place laptop on a flat surface with the back cover facing up and the hinges facing you.

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    • Slide the tab positioned on the right side to the right.

    • You will know this has been done correctly when you can see the red surface beneath the tab.

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    • Move the left tab to the left to release the battery.

    • You will hear an audible 'click' and see the battery separate from the rest of the laptop.

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    • Hold the battery at the top seam between it and the laptop.

    • Roll the battery towards yourself.

    • Lift the battery out of the laptop.

  5. Lenovo G50-80 80E5 Hard Drive Replacement, Bottom Access Panel: step 5, image 1 of 2 Lenovo G50-80 80E5 Hard Drive Replacement, Bottom Access Panel: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the three screws securing the outer cover of the laptop using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

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    • Slide the cover away from the hinges and lift the panel off.

  7. Lenovo G50-80 80E5 Hard Drive Replacement, Hard Drive: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Rotate the laptop until you are positioned over the hard drive.

  8. Lenovo G50-80 80E5 Hard Drive Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Use the #00 Phillips screwdriver to remove the four 5.5mm screws around the hard drive.

  9. Lenovo G50-80 80E5 Hard Drive Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 1
    • Slide the hard drive towards yourself and remove it.

Conclusion

If you would like to reassemble your device, please follow these instructions in reverse order.

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