Introdução

If your disk drive suddenly stops responding/working, use this guide to find and repair the problem.

Peças

Não são necessárias peças.

  1. Slide both of the latches to the outside to release the battery.
    • Slide both of the latches to the outside to release the battery.

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  2. Pull the battery out by lifting the battery cover away from the laptop.
    • Pull the battery out by lifting the battery cover away from the laptop.

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    • Flip the computer over and insert the plastic opening tool under the plastic strip at the top of the keyboard.

    • Pry the top plastic strip from the top of the keyboard.

    • Peel the strip completely away from the keyboard.

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    • Using your Phillips #00, unscrew the two 4.80mm screws at the top of the keyboard.

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    • When removing the keyboard, be careful not to rip the ribbon cable connecting the keyboard to the computer, to avoid damaging it.

    • Flip the keyboard up from the bottom in order to see the two ribbons connecting it to the motherboard.

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    • Using the plastic opening tools, pop out the ribbon cable from the rest of the computer.

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    • Using the plastic opening tools, pop out the second ribbon cable from the rest of the computer.

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    • Completely remove the keyboard from the laptop by lifting up the part closest to the screen, and then gently pulling out the bottom half.

    • Keep the keyboard safe by storing it on a flat, non-metallic surface until needed.

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    • Locate the four silver screws on the front panel.

    • Using the Phillips #0, unscrew to remove all four 2.95mm silver screws.

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    • Flip the laptop over and locate all seven screws on the bottom of the laptop.

    • Unscrew all seven Philips#00 7.70mm screws.

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    • Locate and unscrew the three silver Philips #00 2.85mm screws inside the battery compartment.

    • Locate and unscrew the five black Philips #00 3.25mm screws inside the battery compartment.

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    • Rotate the laptop so the back faces you.

    • Locate the two black Philips #00 7.65 screws, one by each hinge, and remove.

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    • Use the plastic opening tool to pry the top panel up from the base of the computer.

    • Slowly work your way around the computer with the plastic removing tool to make it easier to lift the top panel away from the base.

    • Carefully lift the top panel no more than six inches, as there are ribbon cables connecting the two pieces.

    • Disconnect ribbons, and slowly lift the top panel up, away from the base.

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    • Locate the ribbon cable from the motherboard.

    • Using plastic removing tools, pop the ribbon base from the motherboard.

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    • Locate the two plugs from the motherboard.

    • Using plastic opening tools, remove each plug from the motherboard.

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    • Locate the ribbon cable partially hidden under the front panel.

    • Using plastic opening tools, pop out the ribbon cable from the motherboard.

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    • Make sure that all wires have been disconnected before proceeding to avoid damaging components.

    • Slowly lift the top panel away from the base of the computer.

    • Place the top panel away from the computer and keep in a flat non-metallic surface until needed.

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    • Locate and unscrew the Phillips-head #00 4.65mm screw that attaches the drive to the motherboard. It is located on the left hand side of the actual drive.

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    • Push to the right with your finger placed on the left side of the drive until it is completely removed.

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Conclusão

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

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