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.

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.
  • 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. Completely remove the battery from the laptop.
  • Completely remove the battery from the laptop.

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Deck the Halls
With tools and Fix Kits
Unscrew the 4mm screw, and slide the cover off away from the computer to reveal the housing for the hard drive and RAM boards. Unscrew the 4mm screw, and slide the cover off away from the computer to reveal the housing for the hard drive and RAM boards. Unscrew the 4mm screw, and slide the cover off away from the computer to reveal the housing for the hard drive and RAM boards.
  • 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. Locate the gray hard drive cover, and remove the four corner 3.5mm screws.
  • Locate the gray hard drive cover, and remove the four corner 3.5mm screws.

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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.
  • 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.

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