Introduction

Before start the procedure, make a system backup (I use ToDo Backup Free).

Some pictures were found in:

http://henjinkutsu.com/text/pc/svd1121aj...

http://blogs.yahoo.co.jp/haitora_neko/30...

http://forum.tabletpcreview.com/sony/553...

  1. Make a system backup!
    • Make a system backup!

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  2. Detach the rubbers an save them
    • Detach the rubbers an save them

    • Open the slots

    • Remove (gently) the speackers covers

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    • Use a sharp tool to lift up

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    • Remove cover

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    • Remove all the screws (attention: thes screws are different! Save them)

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    • Remove the cover carefully. ...One side is attached with a white cable. (Attention: don't detach this short white flat cable)

    • Remove the battery (removing theses screws)

    • ( When ensembly : Remember to hide then piece of plastic beside the battery(circle in the second picture) behind the plastic. Otherwise you will not can press the right button of mouse ).

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    • Detach flat cable. To do so, you have to lift the black plastic bar, then release the orange ribbon.

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    • Remove these screws to make easy the removal of the ssd

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    • The remove of the ssd

    • Remove the SSD (gently)

    • Replace the SSD ( it is a mSATA SSD )

    • Put back the screws and close the unit

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Conclusion

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

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Mind BLOWING!!!!!!!!!!!!! Job, Bro..... It Helped me a Lot.....

Anwar - Reply

1TB ssd here I come!!!!

jamice4u - Reply

It worked! Can't believe it. I exchanged my 128GB one with a Crucial 500 GB one. Used the Acronis True Image that came with the new SSD. Still getting used to having so much free space :D

scorpiotide - Reply

Hi, I tried to upgrade to a 256GB SSD using shadowprotect and EaseUS to restore the image, but the drive would never boot. The SSD was not the problem as it worked fine when installing Windows from scratch. Did you simply restore a disk image with Acronis?

gps -

Thanks for this tutorial. I typically avoid working on my laptops and gadgets due to overwhelming hidden gotchas. This made swapping out my broken hard drive quick and painless. Thanks again!

Nathan Price - Reply

Thanks so much!! It worked for me though somehow my internal speakers and headphones are gone (After re-installing custom windows 8.1) Could the yellow flexible flat cable be in any way connected to the sound card? I would appreciate any help

Libanga Ochola - Reply

Try this: Go to Control Panel>System and Security>System and to the left, click on Advanced System Settings. Worked for me:

https://community.sony.com/t5/VAIO-Windo...

tenebro -

J'ai un vaio duo 11 à vendre

Intel Core i5-3337U 1.8GHz / 8Go de Ram / Windows 10 Argent En plus de l'ordinateur, une carte mémoire 256Go et une pochette de transport en cuir.

Le prix neuf de l'ordinateur était 1600€

https://www.amazon.fr/Sony-SVD1121P2EB-F...

filoucrx - Reply

What's the implications with the Short flat cable?

Welty - Reply

Hi, where can I buy a replacement SSD to suit my SONY VAIO SVD112A1SW?

Fabian Bettiol - Reply

Hi, what do you do with old SSD?

Marek Malý - Reply

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