Introduction

This guide will cover the access to and removal of the hard disk drive for replacement.

Parts

No parts required.

Locate the two sliding battery locks on the underside of the laptop.
  • Locate the two sliding battery locks on the underside of the laptop.

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Locate the right battery lock and slide it to the right. Locate the right battery lock and slide it to the right.
  • Locate the right battery lock and slide it to the right.

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While holding the left battery lock to the left, lift up the battery using the tab located on the top center of the battery. While holding the left battery lock to the left, lift up the battery using the tab located on the top center of the battery.
  • While holding the left battery lock to the left, lift up the battery using the tab located on the top center of the battery.

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Remove the battery from the laptop.
  • Remove the battery from the laptop.

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Unscrew the screws enough to remove the top cover. Unscrew the screws enough to remove the top cover.
  • Unscrew the screws enough to remove the top cover.

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Remove the cover by lifting the right side up at an angle before removing the entire cover.
  • Remove the cover by lifting the right side up at an angle before removing the entire cover.

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Remove the hard drive from the SATA slot by tugging lightly on the ribbon cable to the right. Remove the hard drive from the SATA slot by tugging lightly on the ribbon cable to the right.
  • Remove the hard drive from the SATA slot by tugging lightly on the ribbon cable to the right.

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To separate the hard drive from the caddy, unscrew the two screws. To separate the hard drive from the caddy, unscrew the two screws. To separate the hard drive from the caddy, unscrew the two screws.
  • To separate the hard drive from the caddy, unscrew the two screws.

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Conclusion

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

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