Introduction

The hard drive can be replaced if the user wants to upgrade with a hard drive with more memory. It will also need to be replaced if the memory in the current hard drive becomes corrupted.

Flip the device over and use a plastic opening tool to remove the bottom cover.
  • Flip the device over and use a plastic opening tool to remove the bottom cover.

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Remove the tape that is covering the hard drive.
  • Remove the tape that is covering the hard drive.

  • Place tape aside in a safe place so it can be reused to secure the hard drive when reassembling.

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  • Remove the indicated screw using the T6 Torx Screwdriver.

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  • Gently pull out the hard drive.

  • Remove the connector pins from the hard drive.

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Conclusion

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

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2 Comments

How can I get a replacement sata cable? My tore when trying to replace with ssd.

3_D - Reply

This guide completely skips over the details on how to disconnect the cables. This is by far the trickiest part of this operation. The fact that the commenter above tore his SATA cable is proof that crucial steps of this procedure are missing!

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