Introduction

This guide shows how to remove the laptop HDD

Parts

No parts required.

Flip laptop over and locate the battery release button Push release button to the left to release battery and gently pull battery from the laptop Push release button to the left to release battery and gently pull battery from the laptop
  • Flip laptop over and locate the battery release button

  • Push release button to the left to release battery and gently pull battery from the laptop

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With the bottom of the laptop facing up and the front toward you locate and loosen the two M2.0×5.0 captive screws holding the hard drive bay cover closed. Lift the left side of the bay cover and swing it up and to the right to remove it. Loosen the M2.5×10.0 captive screw that holds the hard drive in.
  • With the bottom of the laptop facing up and the front toward you locate and loosen the two M2.0×5.0 captive screws holding the hard drive bay cover closed.

  • Lift the left side of the bay cover and swing it up and to the right to remove it.

  • Loosen the M2.5×10.0 captive screw that holds the hard drive in.

  • Grasp the plastic tab and slide the hard drive to the right to disconnect it from the motherboard.

  • Lift the hard drive straight up and out of the laptop.

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To remove the hard drive from the bracket remove the two M3.0×4.0 screws from each side of the hard drive. To remove the hard drive from the bracket remove the two M3.0×4.0 screws from each side of the hard drive.
  • To remove the hard drive from the bracket remove the two M3.0×4.0 screws from each side of the hard drive.

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Conclusion

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

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