MacBook Core 2 Duo Hard Drive Replacement
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- Author: iRobot
- Time required: Example: 15 to 30 minutes
- Difficulty: Easy
You can install hard drives up to 9.5mm thick.
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Unscrew the three evenly-spaced Phillips screws from along the rear wall of the battery compartment.
The screws are captive to the metal memory cover so you cannot lose them.
Rotate the L-shaped memory cover so it clears the battery compartment opening and lift it up and out of the computer.
Grasp the white plastic tab attached to the hard drive and pull it to the right, removing the hard drive from the computer.
The hard drive goes back into its compartment with the label facing down.
Remove the two black T8 Torx screws securing the silver bracket to the hard drive.
Rotate the hard drive and remove the two black T8 Torx screws on the other side of the drive.