Introduction

The hard drive is the major internal data storage device of the VAIO VGN-FW590. Without a working hard drive, the laptop will not function properly. This guide will demonstrate how to identify, remove, and replace the hard drive without damaging the device.

Set the laptop upside down on your work area.
  • Set the laptop upside down on your work area.

  • Locate the hard drive under the panel on the bottom left side.

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Remove one 7.7 mm Phillips #1 screw securing the panel to the laptop. Slide the panel down to remove it from the computer. Slide the panel down to remove it from the computer.
  • Remove one 7.7 mm Phillips #1 screw securing the panel to the laptop.

  • Slide the panel down to remove it from the computer.

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Remove three 7.7 mm Phillips #1 screws securing the hard drive to the laptop. Slide the hard drive to the left to disconnect it from the motherboard. Remove the hard drive by lifting it out of the computer.
  • Remove three 7.7 mm Phillips #1 screws securing the hard drive to the laptop.

  • Slide the hard drive to the left to disconnect it from the motherboard.

  • Remove the hard drive by lifting it out of the computer.

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Conclusion

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

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