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How to open up Sony VGC-LS21N to replace hard drive

I've had this pc for 1 1/2 yrs and found out that the hard drive was bad (prob from day one) but the warranty is out. So now, I'm trying to replace the hard drive. The problem is that this thing is so packed (it is not a conventional Desktop but one with everything packed behind the monitor) and I removed the screws in the back but the back panel didn't come off (I had to be careful because I don't know what is attached to the back panel, and what is attatched to the display - this is one of the slick / slim PC where everything seemed to be cramped behind the display, including the hard drive).

Can any one who has done this provide some hints / help ?

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  • ffixyak Oct 14, 2014

    Srinivas, all your lst link does is take you to Sony Support where they have user manual, and the specs, and the advertising brochures. NOTHING on repair, diagram, or getting to the hard drive. Please redo or remove your answer- it is not haelpful at all. Thanks.

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