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Acer Aspire R7-371T-72CF Hard Drive Replacement

Use this guide to replace the hard drive in your Acer Aspire R7-371T-72CF.

  • Author: Dylan Meintser
  • Time estimate: 10 minutes
  • Difficulty: Very easy

This guide will show you how to replace the hard drive in your Acer Aspire R7-371T-72CF.

Step 1 Hard Drive  ¶ 

Turn off your laptop and disconnect the power adapter. Locate and remove all 12 Phillips #00 6mm screws on the backside of the laptop.

Step 1 Hard Drive  ¶ 

  • Turn off your laptop and disconnect the power adapter.

  • Locate and remove all 12 Phillips #00 6mm screws on the backside of the laptop.

Step 2  ¶ 

Using your prying tool, carefully remove the back panel.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Using your prying tool, carefully remove the back panel.

Step 3  ¶ 

Locate the hard drive, as shown to the left. This can be identified by its location underneath the cooling fan and above the ribbon cable (the long horizontal white strip). Locate the hard drive, as shown to the left. This can be identified by its location underneath the cooling fan and above the ribbon cable (the long horizontal white strip). Locate the hard drive, as shown to the left. This can be identified by its location underneath the cooling fan and above the ribbon cable (the long horizontal white strip).

Step 3  ¶ 

  • Locate the hard drive, as shown to the left. This can be identified by its location underneath the cooling fan and above the ribbon cable (the long horizontal white strip).

Step 4  ¶ 

Remove the Phillips #00 4mm securing screw using your screwdriver. Remove the Phillips #00 4mm securing screw using your screwdriver.

Step 4  ¶ 

  • Remove the Phillips #00 4mm securing screw using your screwdriver.

Step 5  ¶ 

Remove the hard drive by pulling towards the side that was secured by the screw.

Step 5  ¶ 

  • Remove the hard drive by pulling towards the side that was secured by the screw.