Introduction

Replacing the hard drive in your laptop is a beginner level repair, which can easily be executed.

Parts

No parts required.

Unscrew the two screws holding the panel over the hard drive using a Phillips screwdriver. The panel is located on the top right of the laptop's underside. Unscrew the two screws holding the panel over the hard drive using a Phillips screwdriver. The panel is located on the top right of the laptop's underside.
  • Unscrew the two screws holding the panel over the hard drive using a Phillips screwdriver. The panel is located on the top right of the laptop's underside.

Remove the cover, firmly lifting from the indent. It is recommended that you leave the screws in the panel.
  • Remove the cover, firmly lifting from the indent. It is recommended that you leave the screws in the panel.

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Remove the screw located under the plastic tab. Remove the screw located under the plastic tab.
  • Remove the screw located under the plastic tab.

Remove the hard drive by pulling the tab upwards and sliding the hard drive out. Remove the hard drive by pulling the tab upwards and sliding the hard drive out.
  • Remove the hard drive by pulling the tab upwards and sliding the hard drive out.

Conclusion

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

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