Introduction

You will need to remove the back plate of the netbook to access the hard drive. This is easily done by following the back removal guide.

Image 1/2: Locate the tab on the right side of the battery. Image 2/2: Shift the tab to the left.
  • Locate the external battery on the bottom side of the device.

  • Locate the tab on the right side of the battery.

  • Shift the tab to the left.

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Image 1/1: Push the left tab to the right.
  • Locate the tab on the left side of the device's battery.

  • Push the left tab to the right.

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  • Pull the battery up from the device.

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  • Locate the 14, 3.93 mm, screws that need to be removed on the base of the computer.

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  • Remove all 14 of the 3.93 mm screws using a PH1 screw bit.

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Image 1/2: These plastic opening tools have a flat-head that extends as a wedge which are utilized to separate pressure fit plastic components without causing any damage to them. Image 2/2: The back plate is now removed exposing all of the hardware components.
  • Using two plastic opening tools remove the back plate.

  • These plastic opening tools have a flat-head that extends as a wedge which are utilized to separate pressure fit plastic components without causing any damage to them.

  • The back plate is now removed exposing all of the hardware components.

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Image 1/2: Remove the one 3.93 mm screw holding the hard drive in place using a PH1 screw bit. Image 2/2: Remove the one 3.93 mm screw holding the hard drive in place using a PH1 screw bit.
  • Locate the hard drive.

  • Remove the one 3.93 mm screw holding the hard drive in place using a PH1 screw bit.

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Image 1/2: Your hard drive is now removed. Image 2/2: Your hard drive is now removed.
  • Hold the end of the hard drive farthest from where it is connected to the netbook. Then gently pull in the opposite direction of where the hard drive is connected.

  • Your hard drive is now removed.

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Conclusion

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

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