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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E530 / E530c - how to change / upgrade the SATA HDD

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Video Overview

  1. Switch-off the Laptop and remove the battery. The HDD/Memory Cover is held by 3x Phillips screws. Remove them. Remove the Cover.
    • Switch-off the Laptop and remove the battery.

    • The HDD/Memory Cover is held by 3x Phillips screws. Remove them.

    • Remove the Cover.

  2. There are 2 x philips screws, securing the HDD Caddy Case. Remove them and slide the HDD to disconnect it from the SATA Connector. The Caddy Case is held to the HDD by 4x Phillips screws. Remove them and separate the HDD from the case. After installing the new HDD you must install a new OS or clone your old HDD.
    • There are 2 x philips screws, securing the HDD Caddy Case. Remove them and slide the HDD to disconnect it from the SATA Connector.

    • The Caddy Case is held to the HDD by 4x Phillips screws. Remove them and separate the HDD from the case.

    • After installing the new HDD you must install a new OS or clone your old HDD.

    • You can install SATA HDD, 2.5" up to 1TB.

    • Did you do it successfully?

Conclusion

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

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2 Comments

Since you mention cloning, it would be good to know how to clone one’s old drive. Would this also clone any errors on the oldrive and then put them on the new drive???

David Abineri - Reply

Thanks for the guide. It also works for the ThinkPad Edge E531 model.

Célestin Taramarcaz - Reply

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