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Introduction

This guide will walk you through how to open up the bottom of your Sony Vaio and replace the hard drive.

  1. Start with the laptop face up  on a flat surface.
    • Start with the laptop face up on a flat surface.

  2. Flip the laptop so the bottom side up.
    • Flip the laptop so the bottom side up.

  3. Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to unscrew the three screws from the HDD panel on the bottom of the laptop. Remove the panel.
    • Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to unscrew the three screws from the HDD panel on the bottom of the laptop.

    • Remove the panel.

  4. In the red box, marked on the picture, is where the brand new hard drive would go, carefully slide the new part in and you are finished with this guide.
    • In the red box, marked on the picture, is where the brand new hard drive would go, carefully slide the new part in and you are finished with this guide.

Conclusion

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

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