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Introduction

The hard drive and SSD of your computer is the main data storage unit of your device. Overtime the storage unit is susceptible to stop working as originally intended. In many cases, the data in the hard drive/SSD may become corrupted. If you’re experiencing any problems with loading files in your computer, consider replacing the hard drive/SSD.

This is the Hard Drive and SSD replacement guide for Samsung Notebook 7 Spin NP740U3MK01US. If you suspect that your hard drive is failing or want faster processing speed and capacity upgrades, please follow this guide.

  1. Flip your laptop over so that the back  is face up.
    • Flip your laptop over so that the back is face up.

  2. Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the four 6.5mm screws and the six 4.5mm screws that secure the back plate. Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the four 6.5mm screws and the six 4.5mm screws that secure the back plate.
    • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the four 6.5mm screws and the six 4.5mm screws that secure the back plate.

  3. Use a plastic opening tool to remove the back plate from the laptop. It is recommended that you start from a corner then run the tool along the  edge of the back plate.
    • Use a plastic opening tool to remove the back plate from the laptop.

    • It is recommended that you start from a corner then run the tool along the edge of the back plate.

  4. Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the three 4.5 mm screws holding the battery in place. Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the three 4.5 mm screws holding the battery in place.
    • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the three 4.5 mm screws holding the battery in place.

  5. Use a spudger to pry the battery connecting cable from the laptop and remove the battery. Using the metal spudger may severely damage the internal components in your device. Using the metal spudger may severely damage the internal components in your device.
    • Use a spudger to pry the battery connecting cable from the laptop and remove the battery.

    • Using the metal spudger may severely damage the internal components in your device.

  6. Remove the connection cable from the hard drive.
    • Remove the connection cable from the hard drive.

  7. Use a Phillips #00 to remove four screws from the hard drive cradle.
    • Use a Phillips #00 to remove four screws from the hard drive cradle.

  8. Pull the hard drive away from the cradle and remove it from the device.
    • Pull the hard drive away from the cradle and remove it from the device.

Conclusion

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

One Comment

Would you point out where the SSD slot would be?

aroyphillips - Reply

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