Introduction

This guide will teach you how to replace the SSD on your MSI GE72 6QF Apache Pro

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/2: With the laptop closed and upside down, unscrew the nineteen 5.5mm Phillips #1 screws that keep the back cover in place. Image 2/2: With the laptop closed and upside down, unscrew the nineteen 5.5mm Phillips #1 screws that keep the back cover in place.
  • Make sure the laptop is off and unplugged (not charging).

  • With the laptop closed and upside down, unscrew the nineteen 5.5mm Phillips #1 screws that keep the back cover in place.

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Image 1/2: Gently pull off the back cover. Image 2/2: Gently pull off the back cover.
  • Using your fingers, gently loosen the edges of all four sides of the back cover.

  • Gently pull off the back cover.

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  • Unscrew the single 5.5mm Phillips #1 screw keeping the battery secure.

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Image 1/2: Image 2/2:
  • Grab the battery with your fingers and gently pull it up and away from the rest of the laptop.

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  • Remove the single 5.5mm Phillips #1 screw attaching the SSD to the laptop.

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Image 1/2: If the old SSD you removed contains the operating system, then the new SSD must also contain an operating system. Image 2/2: If the old SSD you removed contains the operating system, then the new SSD must also contain an operating system.
  • Pull out the SSD by gently wiggling it from side to side until it comes out.

  • If the old SSD you removed contains the operating system, then the new SSD must also contain an operating system.

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Conclusion

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

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