Introduction

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

Parts

No parts required.

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  • 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.

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Image 1/2: Set the battery away from the laptop. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/3: Slide the cover until it is free from the laptop case. Image 2/3: Lift the cover to remove. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Using the tab on the tray, slide the Hard Drive away from the main body of the laptop. Image 2/3: The Hard Drive should now be disconnected. Image 3/3: Lift the drive out with the tab on the tray.
  • 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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