Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the Hard Drive on your Sony Vaio PCG-7A2L.

Parts

No parts required.

Lay the closed laptop on its screen so the bottom is facing towards you.
  • Lay the closed laptop on its screen so the bottom is facing towards you.

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Push both latches towards the center of the battery.
  • Push both latches towards the center of the battery.

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Revome the battery by pushing it away from the laptop. Set the battery away from the laptop.
  • Revome the battery by pushing it away from the laptop.

  • Set the battery away from the laptop.

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Locate and remove the screw (Length: 7.7mm) for the hard drive cover. Slide the cover until it is free from the laptop case. Lift the cover to remove.
  • Locate and remove the screw (Length: 7.7mm) for the hard drive cover.

  • Slide the cover until it is free from the laptop case.

  • Lift the cover to remove.

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Locate and remove the four screws (Length: 7.7mm) holding the Hard Drive tray in place. Using the tab on the tray, slide the Hard Drive away from the main body of the laptop. The Hard Drive should now be disconnected.
  • Locate and remove the four screws (Length: 7.7mm) holding the Hard Drive tray in place.

  • Using the tab on the tray, slide the Hard Drive away from the main body of the laptop.

  • The Hard Drive should now be disconnected.

  • Lift the drive out with the tab on the tray.

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Conclusion

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

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