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Remove the two 8.2 mm T6 Torx screws securing the hard drive retaining bracket to the lower case.

Use a spudger if the hard drive ribbon cable is firmly glued to the top of the drive. You might have to work slowly in order to not damage it.

Lift the hard drive retaining bracket up and out of the computer.

Lift up the hard drive with one hand and use your other hand to disconnect the hard drive cable.

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