Introduction

The following guide will give instructions on how to properly replace the harddrive on your Dell Inspiron 15-5552.

Pièces

Aucune pièce nécessaire.

Make sure the laptop is powered down before you remove the battery.
  • Make sure the laptop is powered down before you remove the battery.

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Locate the battery release switch on the bottom of the laptop.
  • Locate the battery release switch on the bottom of the laptop.

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Slide the battery release switch away from the lock symbol towards the “unlock” position. A click sound will let you know it has unlocked.
  • Slide the battery release switch away from the lock symbol towards the “unlock” position. A click sound will let you know it has unlocked.

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The battery will rotate outward by lifting the bottom lip that pops out, and rotating it towards the top of the laptop until the battery comes free from the laptop. The battery will rotate outward by lifting the bottom lip that pops out, and rotating it towards the top of the laptop until the battery comes free from the laptop.
  • The battery will rotate outward by lifting the bottom lip that pops out, and rotating it towards the top of the laptop until the battery comes free from the laptop.

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To remove the rear-cover, flip the device on its back, and locate the screws around as illustrated *Make sure your device is powered down and unplugged before beginning the replacement.* Use a J0 bit tipped screwdriver to unscrew the 2 6 mm Phillips screws on the back panel.
  • To remove the rear-cover, flip the device on its back, and locate the screws around as illustrated *Make sure your device is powered down and unplugged before beginning the replacement.*

  • Use a J0 bit tipped screwdriver to unscrew the 2 6 mm Phillips screws on the back panel.

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Using a spudger, lightly lift the RAM cover up and at an angle, away from the computer. Using a spudger, lightly lift the RAM cover up and at an angle, away from the computer.
  • Using a spudger, lightly lift the RAM cover up and at an angle, away from the computer.

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Hard Drive
  • Hard Drive

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Remove the 4 6mm philips screws on the hard drive using the J0 bit tipped screwdriver.
  • Remove the 4 6mm philips screws on the hard drive using the J0 bit tipped screwdriver.

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Lift hard drive out of the computer slightly
  • Lift hard drive out of the computer slightly

  • Be careful not to tear the ribbon that attaches the hard drive to the computer when lifting it.

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Using  two  fingers, grab the black connector on the ribbon and pull until detached. Using  two  fingers, grab the black connector on the ribbon and pull until detached.
  • Using two fingers, grab the black connector on the ribbon and pull until detached.

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Conclusion

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

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