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Introduction

This guide explains how to remove the hard drive from the laptop.

Parts

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  1. Be sure to power off and unplug your device before you begin your repair.
    • Be sure to power off and unplug your device before you begin your repair.

    • Close the laptop and flip it so that the screen is on the surface of the table and the back plate is facing you.

    • Remove the 3.3 mm screw near the top of the hinge using a T5 Torx screwdriver.

    • Remove the remaining four 7.3 mm screws using the same screwdriver.

  2. Separate the bottom cover from the laptop, starting from the upper corner and working your way around the edge.
    • Separate the bottom cover from the laptop, starting from the upper corner and working your way around the edge.

    • The plastic fastening may make cracking sounds when separating, but this is normal.

  3. Lift the black tape covering the solid state drive. Lift the black tape covering the solid state drive.
    • Lift the black tape covering the solid state drive.

  4. Remove the 2.4 mm screw using a Phillips #1 screwdriver.
    • Remove the 2.4 mm screw using a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

  5. Slide the solid state drive to the left and out of its port.
    • Slide the solid state drive to the left and out of its port.

    • Be careful when removing the solid state drive as bending any of the pins may render it unusable.

Conclusion

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

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Which SSD is compatible with this computer?

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