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Introduction

This guide demonstrates how to replace the Solid State Drive (SSD) in the MSI GP62MVR 6RF Leopard Pro laptop. It is a simple process with no special skills required. Avoid touching the circuitry when the case is open to avoid short-circuiting components or shocking yourself. If the SSD is full and storage needs to be expanded or it has been corrupted, then the SSD should be be replaced. Follow this guide to change the SSD in a MSI GP62MVR 6RF Leopard Pro. Also be sure to back up any data on the current SSD before replacing it.

Parts

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  1. Place the laptop upside down. Remove the sixteen 5.5 mm screws with a Phillips #0 screwdriver.
    • Place the laptop upside down.

    • Remove the sixteen 5.5 mm screws with a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

  2. Use the Jimmy tool to evenly pry loose the bottom cover. Ensure that all sides are detached from the plastic hinging before attempting to remove the bottom cover.
    • Use the Jimmy tool to evenly pry loose the bottom cover.

    • Ensure that all sides are detached from the plastic hinging before attempting to remove the bottom cover.

  3. Remove the back cover.
    • Remove the back cover.

    • Touching circuitry could damage components or result in personal shock; it is recommended that you now wear latex gloves to prevent both issues.

  4. Push the tab down to release the SSD.
    • Push the tab down to release the SSD.

    • Remove the SSD.

Conclusion

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

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