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Introduction

How to remove the hard drive, along with its cable and bracket from your computer.

Parts

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  1. Use a coin or spudger to rotate the battery-locking screw 90 degrees clockwise.
    • Use a coin or spudger to rotate the battery-locking screw 90 degrees clockwise.

  2. Lift the battery out of the computer.
    • Lift the battery out of the computer.

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  4. Remove the three evenly-spaced Phillips screws from along the rear wall of the battery compartment.
    • Remove the three evenly-spaced Phillips screws from along the rear wall of the battery compartment.

    • The screws are captive to the metal memory cover.

    • When replacing the battery casing, use a spudger to re-insert the foam cushioning behind the rear wall for propper battery spacing.

  5. Lift up on L-shaped memory cover, slide it to the right, and lift it out of the computer.
    • Lift up on L-shaped memory cover, slide it to the right, and lift it out of the computer.

  6. Grasp the white plastic tab attached to the hard drive and pull it to the right, removing the hard drive from 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.

Conclusion

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

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