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How do I physically remove old hard drive for bigger new hard drive?

There are several plates on the bottom of my lap top that are held in place with small screws. Where is the hard drive on this lap top and how can I remove it?

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It is on the end..with two or three screws holding it down..be careful..

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Set the metal plate back on top of the new hard disk drive and then attach its screws.
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