Introduction

In order to remove the Hard Drive safely, be sure to take out the battery first. The Hard Drive is under a panel on the laptop and can be ejected by removing screws.

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No parts required.

Turn the laptop over and orient it as shown.
  • Turn the laptop over and orient it as shown.

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Slide the two latches towards the center of the battery to release it.
  • Slide the two latches towards the center of the battery to release it.

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Use your fingernail or a plastic tool to lift the battery. Rotate the battery up and away to remove from the laptop. Use your fingernail or a plastic tool to lift the battery. Rotate the battery up and away to remove from the laptop.
  • Use your fingernail or a plastic tool to lift the battery. Rotate the battery up and away to remove from the laptop.

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Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the two 7.7 mm screws from the hard drive cover and place it to the side. Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the two 7.7 mm screws from the hard drive cover and place it to the side.
  • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the two 7.7 mm screws from the hard drive cover and place it to the side.

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Remove the four screws (Length: 7.7 mm) using the Phillips #00 screwdriver that hold the hard drive in place. Use the tab to slide the hard drive away from the laptop. Set the disconnected hard drive away from the laptop.
  • Remove the four screws (Length: 7.7 mm) using the Phillips #00 screwdriver that hold the hard drive in place.

  • Use the tab to slide the hard drive away from the laptop.

  • Set the disconnected hard drive away from the laptop.

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Remove the four screws (Length: 7.7 mm) using the Phillips #00 screwdriver that cover the hard drive. Use the tab to pull up on the metal cover and remove it. You are now free to replace the hard drive.
  • Remove the four screws (Length: 7.7 mm) using the Phillips #00 screwdriver that cover the hard drive.

  • Use the tab to pull up on the metal cover and remove it.

  • You are now free to replace the hard drive.

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Conclusion

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

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