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  1. Remove the fourteen 3.75mm screws with a Phillips #0 Screwdriver as shown.
    • Remove the fourteen 3.75mm screws with a Phillips #0 Screwdriver as shown.

  2. Gently pull out the battery.
    • Gently pull out the battery.

  3. Using a spudger, poke the white tabs in by the battery until you hear a click.
    • Using a spudger, poke the white tabs in by the battery until you hear a click.

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    • Using a spudger, poke the white tabs in by the battery until you hear a click.

    • Be sure to use ESD-safe tools, we recommend using the iFixit Pro Tech Toolkit

  5. Unplug the Hard Drive from the Motherboard. Unplug the Hard Drive from the Motherboard.
    • Unplug the Hard Drive from the Motherboard.

  6. Unplug both ribbons by flipping back the white tabs on either end of the ribbons and gently pulling the ribbons out. Unplug both ribbons by flipping back the white tabs on either end of the ribbons and gently pulling the ribbons out.
    • Unplug both ribbons by flipping back the white tabs on either end of the ribbons and gently pulling the ribbons out.

  7. Using the 0 Phillips Head, unscrew the two 3.75mm screws connecting the USB Port Circuit Board to the hard drive. Remove the USB Port Circuit Board.
    • Using the 0 Phillips Head, unscrew the two 3.75mm screws connecting the USB Port Circuit Board to the hard drive.

    • Remove the USB Port Circuit Board.

  8. Gently remove the hard drive. Gently remove the hard drive.
    • Gently remove the hard drive.

Conclusion

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

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