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Introduction

The same instructions can also be used to replace the original hard drive (SATA 500 GB, 5'400 rpm) with a more powerful hard drive or an SSD hard drive.

  1. Turn off the computer. Before each operation it is important to start with the removal of the accumulator. Take the slide unlocked into position, remove the battery.
    • Turn off the computer.

    • Before each operation it is important to start with the removal of the accumulator.

    • Take the slide unlocked into position, remove the battery.

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  3. Using the Phillips # 1 screwdriver, remove the hard drive cover. Grasp the transparent tab to separate the hardtop from the SATA connector.
    • Using the Phillips # 1 screwdriver, remove the hard drive cover.

    • Grasp the transparent tab to separate the hardtop from the SATA connector.

  4. Using the Phillips # 1 screwdriver, unscrew the four screws securing the plastic cover. This cover is then reinstalled on the new hard drive.
    • Using the Phillips # 1 screwdriver, unscrew the four screws securing the plastic cover.

    • This cover is then reinstalled on the new hard drive.

Conclusion

For reassembly, follow the instructions in reverse order.

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