Introduzione

Is your computer out of storage? Maybe you want to make your computer faster. Replacing the hard drive with a Solid State Drive (SSD) will help make your computer run faster, while also giving you more storage if you get a larger one. This guide will walk you through replacing your hard drive with another hard drive or SSD. Grab a spudger, a Phillips #0 screw driver and a clean work space, then follow the steps below.

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Begin removing the bottom cover by sliding the battery removal slider to the right to pop off the top of the cover.
  • Begin removing the bottom cover by sliding the battery removal slider to the right to pop off the top of the cover.

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Slide a black spudger under the top of the cover to loosen the clips underneath.
  • Slide a black spudger under the top of the cover to loosen the clips underneath.

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  • Slide the spudger down the left side of the cover to loosen the clips.

  • After the left side is loose, the rest of the cover should pop off, and you can remove it with your hands.

  • When reassembling, insert the bottom of the cover first, and then firmly press along the edges from bottom to top to secure it in place.

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  • Using a Phillips #0 screw driver, remove the four 4mm screws holding the hard drive in place.

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  • Using a plastic spudger, lift up the hard drive from the top left corner and flip it to the right of the laptop like opening a book.

  • There is a cable connecting the hard drive to the laptop, be sure not to pull it out when flipping the hard drive.

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  • Pull the tab at the end of the cable connecting the hard drive to the laptop.

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  • Using a Phillips #0 screw driver, remove the four 4mm screws on each side of the hard drive attaching it to its carriage.

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  • Remove the hard drive from its carriage.

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  • Remove the SATA cable from the hard drive.

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Conclusione

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

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