Introduction

SSDs are a way to quickly store and access saved data on your computer

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Flip the laptop over so that the battery on the underside of the device is revealed.
    • Flip the laptop over so that the battery on the underside of the device is revealed.

    • Unscrew the two 11mm slotted silver screws that can be found at the top of the battery.

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  2. Wedge the plastic opening tool between the back panel and the battery on the top left side of the device.
    • Wedge the plastic opening tool between the back panel and the battery on the top left side of the device.

    • Push down on the plastic opening tool until the battery lifts from the back of the laptop.

    • Grab the battery and remove it from the device.

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    • Unscrew the three 4mm screws using a JIS #0 screwdriver.

    • Unscrew the eight 7 mm screws using a JIS #0 screwdriver.

    • Grab and lift the edge of the panel to pull it free from the rest of the computer.

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    • Grab the disk drive located at the edge of the computer and pull it it out.

    • Unscrew the three 7 mm screws with a JIS #0 screwdriver.

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    • Unscrew single 4mm screw using a JIS #0 screwdriver.

    • Lift up one end of the SSD.

    • Pull the SSD from its port.

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    • Leave the port empty so that a new SSD can be placed inside.

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Conclusion

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

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