Introduction

We will be replacing the hard drive from the NP-130 Samsung computer. With Increasing the speed the computer will run programs much smoother without running into firewalls or malware. Finding a Hard Drive for this computer is inexpensive.

Turn off the computer.
  • Turn off the computer.

  • Disconnect the charger cable from the computer.

  • Failure to disconnect the charger cable from the computer could result in an electric shock.

  • Flip the computer over so the underside is facing up.

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Slide the left and right slider buttons fully away from each other. Slide the left and right slider buttons fully away from each other.
  • Slide the left and right slider buttons fully away from each other.

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Pull the battery out of the computer.
  • Pull the battery out of the computer.

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Deck the Halls
With tools and Fix Kits
Using a Philips 1 screwdriver carefully remove all 12 screws of the back cover. The screws are Phillips 1 (PH 1) with a length of 60 millimeters (mm)
  • Using a Philips 1 screwdriver carefully remove all 12 screws of the back cover.

    • The screws are Phillips 1 (PH 1) with a length of 60 millimeters (mm)

  • Do not force the screwdriver as you might damage the screws.

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With the plastic opening tool, carefully separate the back cover from the computer frame. Starting at one of the corners of the computer, work your way around the edge until you reach the other corner. Do not attempt to pry it open, putting too much force into one location might damage the computer.
  • With the plastic opening tool, carefully separate the back cover from the computer frame.

  • Starting at one of the corners of the computer, work your way around the edge until you reach the other corner.

    • Do not attempt to pry it open, putting too much force into one location might damage the computer.

  • As you go around the sides of the computer, free the inside latches with the plastic opening tool.

  • Once you have an opening, carefully use your hands to separate the back cover.

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Locate Hard Drive (red square) Using a Phillips 1 screw driver, remove the screw marked in the red circle.
  • Locate Hard Drive (red square)

  • Using a Phillips 1 screw driver, remove the screw marked in the red circle.

  • The screw is a Phillips 1 (PH 1) with a length of 40 millimeters (mm)

    • Unscrew carefully to prevent losing or breaking pieces.

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Gently remove the hard drive. Gently remove the hard drive.
  • Gently remove the hard drive.

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Conclusion

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

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