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How do i reseat my hard drive, Dell insperon bought in May 2010in Australia. and how can it move if its never been dropped or bumped

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  • Jim Winger Oct 03, 2010

    It should not need reseated. What is your problem??

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You'll need a small-head phillip's screwdriver. Power down the system, remove the battery and the power cord. Hold power button down for 10 secs to discharge any remaining power. Alright, close the laptop lid, place laptop upside down.
On the side with the headphone jack, media reader, and usb ports- you'll see two screwholes- those are for your hard drive. remove them, and CAREFULLY slide the drive out- you'll feel a slight click to it. CAREFULLY slide the drive back in until the plastics are flush- reinsert the screws, and reinsert the battery, power- fire up. Should be good to go! The reason it could require a reseat is the drive uses a pin to cartridge adapter- if that has shifted, then it could cause some problems. Other than that- it should stable, esp. if the screws are in place.

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