Introduction

This guide will go through the steps needed to install a new hard drive.

Parts

No parts required.

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  • Turn the computer over onto its back.

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Image 1/2: Slide the lock on the right side to the unlock position until there is a clicking sound. Image 2/2: Slide the lock on the right side to the unlock position until there is a clicking sound.
  • Slide the lock on the left side to the unlock position.

  • Slide the lock on the right side to the unlock position until there is a clicking sound.

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  • Remove the battery by sliding it out while both locks remain in the unlock position.

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Image 1/3: Use a Phillips head screwdriver to remove the screw from the hard drive cover. Image 2/3: One 8.5 mm fine thread screw. Image 3/3: Lift and remove the cover.
  • Turn the computer over onto the back.

  • Use a Phillips head screwdriver to remove the screw from the hard drive cover.

  • One 8.5 mm fine thread screw.

  • Lift and remove the cover.

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  • Carefully remove the hard drive from the IDE cable by pulling on the black connector (do not pull the orange cable).

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  • Remove the two gray rubber covers from both ends of the hard drive.

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Conclusion

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

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