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Introduction

Hard drive jam packed with files? Replacing your hard drive is easy.

  1. With the case closed, place the Unibody top-side down on a flat surface. Depress the grooved side of the access door release latch enough to grab the free end.  Lift the release latch until it is vertical.
    • With the case closed, place the Unibody top-side down on a flat surface.

    • Depress the grooved side of the access door release latch enough to grab the free end. Lift the release latch until it is vertical.

  2. The access door should now be raised enough to lift it up and out of the Unibody.
    • The access door should now be raised enough to lift it up and out of the Unibody.

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  4. Be sure the access door release latch is vertical before proceeding.
    • Be sure the access door release latch is vertical before proceeding.

    • Grab the translucent plastic tab and pull the battery up and out of the Unibody.

    • If the latch is depressed it will lock the battery in place.

  5. Remove the single Phillips screw securing the hard drive bracket to the upper case.
    • Remove the single Phillips screw securing the hard drive bracket to the upper case.

    • This screw is captive to the hard drive bracket.

  6. Lift the hard drive by its pull tab enough to grab and remove the retaining bracket.
    • Lift the hard drive by its pull tab enough to grab and remove the retaining bracket.

    • Lift the hard drive out of the upper case, minding the cable attaching it to the computer.

  7. Remove the hard drive from its cable by pulling the cable connector straight away from the drive.
    • Remove the hard drive from its cable by pulling the cable connector straight away from the drive.

Conclusion

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

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