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Introduction

The hard drive is what stores all the memories of the laptop. If the hard drive is damaged, then the laptop won’t ‘remember’ how to be a laptop anymore. A replacement in the hard drive will be needed to bring back the laptop to life.

Parts

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  1. Remove the twelve 5 mm  Phillips #1   screws from the back panel.
    • Remove the twelve 5 mm Phillips #1 screws from the back panel.

  2. Pry the back panel open with the plastic spudger or fingernails.
    • Pry the back panel open with the plastic spudger or fingernails.

    • Pry it gently so that the back panel does not crack.

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  4. Remove the three 7mm black screws using the Phillips #1 screwdriver.
    • Remove the three 7mm black screws using the Phillips #1 screwdriver.

  5. Remove the hard drive’s connection port with grooved tweezers.
    • Remove the hard drive’s connection port with grooved tweezers.

  6. Pull the hard drive out of the hook and remove it from the device. Pull the hard drive out of the hook and remove it from the device.
    • Pull the hard drive out of the hook and remove it from the device.

Conclusion

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

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