Introdução

Use this guide to replace a dead hard drive.

Use Latch on the left to unlock the battery Use Latch on the right to eject the battery Use Latch on the right to eject the battery
  • Use Latch on the left to unlock the battery

  • Use Latch on the right to eject the battery

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Remove case screws
  • Remove case screws

    • Ten 8mm Phillips #1

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Use prying tool to remove optical drive Use prying tool to remove optical drive
  • Use prying tool to remove optical drive

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Use Uspudger to remove left and right rubber feet Use Uspudger to remove left and right rubber feet Use Uspudger to remove left and right rubber feet
  • Use Uspudger to remove left and right rubber feet

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Remove the screws located beneath both rubber feet. Two 8mm Phillips #1
  • Remove the screws located beneath both rubber feet.

    • Two 8mm Phillips #1

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Use the prying tool to remove the bottom case. Careful to not damage the clips that hold the bottom case on. I found it easier to start on the opposite side of the hinges.
  • Use the prying tool to remove the bottom case.

    • Careful to not damage the clips that hold the bottom case on.

    • I found it easier to start on the opposite side of the hinges.

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Remove screws securing the hard drive bracket Three 3mm Phillips #0 Three 3mm Phillips #0
  • Remove screws securing the hard drive bracket

    • Three 3mm Phillips #0

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Use spudger to loosen the SATA connector then disconnect the cable and remove the hard drive. Use spudger to loosen the SATA connector then disconnect the cable and remove the hard drive. Use spudger to loosen the SATA connector then disconnect the cable and remove the hard drive.
  • Use spudger to loosen the SATA connector then disconnect the cable and remove the hard drive.

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Remove bracket screws from the hard drive. Four 3mm Phillips #1
  • Remove bracket screws from the hard drive.

    • Four 3mm Phillips #1

    • Make sure, when reassembling, to orient the hard drive correctly in the brackets.

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Conclusão

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

Joe Severino

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