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  1. Flip the laptop over so the bottom of the device is facing upward.
    • Flip the laptop over so the bottom of the device is facing upward.

  2. Unscrew the 10 5mm Phillips screws, located on the bottom side of the notebook using the PH1 bit and the Magnetic Driver.
    • Unscrew the 10 5mm Phillips screws, located on the bottom side of the notebook using the PH1 bit and the Magnetic Driver.

  3. Pry open the bottom cover of the notebook with the plastic spudger tools. Slide a thin tool along the edges without ports to pop open the latches.
    • Pry open the bottom cover of the notebook with the plastic spudger tools. Slide a thin tool along the edges without ports to pop open the latches.

    • Be careful not to bend or crack the plastic back cover.

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  5. Remove the 1" yellow tape on top of the battery. This piece of tape is holding down the battery connection cable.
    • Remove the 1" yellow tape on top of the battery. This piece of tape is holding down the battery connection cable.

  6. Lightly grip the battery on the two longest sides. Gently pull up until the adhesive on the notebook is separated from the battery.
    • Lightly grip the battery on the two longest sides. Gently pull up until the adhesive on the notebook is separated from the battery.

  7. Carefully unplug the battery from the device motherboard.
    • Carefully unplug the battery from the device motherboard.

  8. Carefully unplug the cable near the USB on the left side.
    • Carefully unplug the cable near the USB on the left side.

  9. Delicately pull on the hard drive and the case it's in to unplug it from the motherboard.
    • Delicately pull on the hard drive and the case it's in to unplug it from the motherboard.

  10. Peal the rubber casing around the hard drive off to completely remove the drive.
    • Peal the rubber casing around the hard drive off to completely remove the drive.

Conclusion

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

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One Comment

What kind of joke is this?! Spent an hour taking my toshiba apart and THERE IS NO DRIVE IN HERE!!!! WTF

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