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Introduzione

This guide will show you how to access and remove the solid state drive (SSD) for your Alienware 17 R4.

  1. Alienware 17 R4 Solid State Drive (SSD) Replacement, Base Cover: passo 1, immagine 1 di 1
    • Use a PH1 screwdriver bit to remove the six M2.5x13 screws (2.4 mm) on the back of the laptop.

    • Use a PH1 screwdriver bit to loosen the one M2x3 screw (1.9 mm).

    • The M2x3 screw (1.9 mm) does not come out completely.

  2. Alienware 17 R4 Solid State Drive (SSD) Replacement: passo 2, immagine 1 di 2 Alienware 17 R4 Solid State Drive (SSD) Replacement: passo 2, immagine 2 di 2
    • Pull the base cover up to remove it.

    • If you are having trouble, insert a plastic opening tool into the divots along the laptop's edges to loosen.

    • Removing the cover may require some force.

  3. Alienware 17 R4 Solid State Drive (SSD) Replacement, Hard Disk Drive (HDD): passo 3, immagine 1 di 3 Alienware 17 R4 Solid State Drive (SSD) Replacement, Hard Disk Drive (HDD): passo 3, immagine 2 di 3 Alienware 17 R4 Solid State Drive (SSD) Replacement, Hard Disk Drive (HDD): passo 3, immagine 3 di 3
    • Disconnect the battery connector cable, located on the right side of the laptop, above the hard disk drive.

    • Once you have removed the cable, wait 5-10 minutes to allow the laptop to power down.

    • Failure to remove the battery connector cable properly may damage other parts of the laptop.

  4. Alienware 17 R4 Solid State Drive (SSD) Replacement: passo 4, immagine 1 di 3 Alienware 17 R4 Solid State Drive (SSD) Replacement: passo 4, immagine 2 di 3 Alienware 17 R4 Solid State Drive (SSD) Replacement: passo 4, immagine 3 di 3
    • Use a PH1 screwdriver bit to remove the four M2.5x5 screws (2.4 mm) on the hard disk drive.

  5. Alienware 17 R4 Solid State Drive (SSD) Replacement: passo 5, immagine 1 di 3 Alienware 17 R4 Solid State Drive (SSD) Replacement: passo 5, immagine 2 di 3 Alienware 17 R4 Solid State Drive (SSD) Replacement: passo 5, immagine 3 di 3
    • Gently lift the HDD cable to disconnect it from the laptop.

  6. Alienware 17 R4 Solid State Drive (SSD) Replacement: passo 6, immagine 1 di 2 Alienware 17 R4 Solid State Drive (SSD) Replacement: passo 6, immagine 2 di 2
    • Pull the hard drive up to remove.

  7. Alienware 17 R4 Solid State Drive (SSD) Replacement, Solid State Drive: passo 7, immagine 1 di 2 Alienware 17 R4 Solid State Drive (SSD) Replacement, Solid State Drive: passo 7, immagine 2 di 2
    • Remove the one M2x3 screw (1.9 mm) using a PH1 screwdriver bit

  8. Alienware 17 R4 Solid State Drive (SSD) Replacement: passo 8, immagine 1 di 2 Alienware 17 R4 Solid State Drive (SSD) Replacement: passo 8, immagine 2 di 2
    • Slide the solid state drive towards yourself to prevent damage to the card.

Conclusione

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

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Is it advised to pull the HDD before pulling the SSD or is this guide just written in a way to cover how to remove both of them?

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