Introduction

Is your computer running out of storage? Did your hard drive or SSD fail and need to be replaced? Follow this guide to replace the hard drive and SSD in the MSI Dominator GT72 2QE.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove the seven 6mm #0 Phillips Head screws on the bottom of the device. Remove the bottom to access the inside.
  • Remove the seven 6mm #0 Phillips Head screws on the bottom of the device.

  • Remove the bottom to access the inside.

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Disconnect the SATA cable from the hard drive. Disconnect the SATA cable from the hard drive.
  • Disconnect the SATA cable from the hard drive.

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Pull out the hard drive.
  • Pull out the hard drive.

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Remove the two 6mm #0 Phillips head screws securing the two SSDs. Remove the two 6mm #0 Phillips head screws securing the two SSDs.
  • Remove the two 6mm #0 Phillips head screws securing the two SSDs.

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Pull the SSDs away from its slot.
  • Pull the SSDs away from its slot.

  • Be sure to pull parallel to the PCB. Do not pull upward at an angle.

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Conclusion

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

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