1. Use a Torx T4 screwdriver to unscrew the 9 5mm screws holding the cover in place.
    • Use a Torx T4 screwdriver to unscrew the 9 5mm screws holding the cover in place.

    • Use a Torx T4 screwdriver to unscrew the 8mm screw in the center.

    • When, reassembling, make sure not to tighten the screws too much or you may risk cracking the plastic cover.

  2. Use the plastic opening tool to pry the cover up and away from the laptop, starting at one end and working your way around the cover. The cover is large and flat and made of thin plastic. It cracks easily, so make sure not to pry too hard. The cover is large and flat and made of thin plastic. It cracks easily, so make sure not to pry too hard.
    • Use the plastic opening tool to pry the cover up and away from the laptop, starting at one end and working your way around the cover.

    • The cover is large and flat and made of thin plastic. It cracks easily, so make sure not to pry too hard.

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  4. Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the 3mm screw on the SSD. Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the 3mm screw on the SSD.
    • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the 3mm screw on the SSD.

  5. Use your fingers to lift up the SSD and pull away from the socket removing it from the laptop. Use your fingers to lift up the SSD and pull away from the socket removing it from the laptop.
    • Use your fingers to lift up the SSD and pull away from the socket removing it from the laptop.

Conclusion

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

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