Introduction

This is a very simple replacement that acts as a prerequisite for hard drive replacement. It involves just the use of a Phillips #0 screwdriver and small plastic opening tool.

Flip the laptop upside down so that the battery is facing away from you.
  • Flip the laptop upside down so that the battery is facing away from you.

  • Battery removal is not necessary to complete this guide.

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Locate the three 3 mm Phillips #0 screws on the back panel. Remove each screw using a small Phillips #0 screwdriver.
  • Locate the three 3 mm Phillips #0 screws on the back panel.

  • Remove each screw using a small Phillips #0 screwdriver.

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Using a small plastic opening tool, pry off the back casing starting at a point closest to you and working around the perimeter of the case.
  • Using a small plastic opening tool, pry off the back casing starting at a point closest to you and working around the perimeter of the case.

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Conclusion

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

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