Introduction

The hard drive is the memory center of your computer. It stores all of your information and files and allows you able to access that data. Replacing the hard drive can speed up your computer and improve the hard drive storage space.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/1: Flip the laptop so that the bottom is facing upwards.
  • Turn the laptop off to prevent the possibility of electric shock or damage to the computer.

  • Flip the laptop so that the bottom is facing upwards.

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  • Slide the battery lock switch to the left.

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  • Pull the sliding switch to the right and continue to hold it in this position.

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Image 1/1: You do not need to hold the switch when putting the battery back into the laptop.
  • While holding the switch, slide the battery away from you.

  • You do not need to hold the switch when putting the battery back into the laptop.

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Image 1/3: Lift the panel and remove it from the laptop. Image 2/3: Lift the panel and remove it from the laptop. Image 3/3: Lift the panel and remove it from the laptop.
  • Use a J1 screwdriver to unscrew the two circled screws. The screws will remain attached to the plastic panel.

  • Lift the panel and remove it from the laptop.

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Image 1/2: Lift the hard drive from the computer. Image 2/2: Lift the hard drive from the computer.
  • Slide the hard drive to the left to detach it from the computer.

  • Lift the hard drive from the computer.

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Conclusion

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

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