Introduction

In this guide you will learn how to remove the back cover in order to access and replace a damaged or broken hard drive.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/2: Locate the two latches on the bottom of the laptop. Slide the latches inward until a faint click is heard. Image 2/2: Locate the two latches on the bottom of the laptop. Slide the latches inward until a faint click is heard.
  • Begin with the laptop lying to its back revealing its underside.

  • Locate the two latches on the bottom of the laptop. Slide the latches inward until a faint click is heard.

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  • Completely remove the battery from the laptop.

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  • Unscrew the 4mm screw, and slide the cover off away from the computer to reveal the housing for the hard drive and RAM boards.

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  • Locate the gray hard drive cover, and remove the four corner 3.5mm screws.

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Image 1/2: You can now remove the hard drive from the laptops housing freeing up space to replace your damaged or broken hard drive with a new hard drive. Image 2/2: You can now remove the hard drive from the laptops housing freeing up space to replace your damaged or broken hard drive with a new hard drive.
  • Lift the hard drive cover by pulling upwards on the removal handle.

  • You can now remove the hard drive from the laptops housing freeing up space to replace your damaged or broken hard drive with a new hard drive.

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Conclusion

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

Kyle Golden

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