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Remove hard drive

How do you take the computer a part to get at the hard drive. we have removed evry screw we can find.

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  • johnpage1 Dec 26, 2008

    I have a T30 IBM laptop I want to remove the hARD DRIVE AND REPLACE IT WITH ANOTHER I TOOK OUT ALL THE SCREWS and don't see how to get it out. Help

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For a T30 Laptop remove the single recessed screw nearest both edges of the bottom, front, left. Near the RAM cover plate.
Remove the battery
Open the LCD screen
Gently pull the bezel assembly with the 3 round audio jacks.

The IBM/Lenova site has a service manual you can download.
Ref    t30enstg_67p4720.pdf 

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If your fan is too full of dust to function properly or needs to be replaced because it is no longer working, then your computer could be in danger of overheating and crashing.


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Turn off your computer and unplug all the cords and cables from it, even the power cable.


Turn the laptop over and remove the battery, then remove all the screws at the bottom of the computer with a Phillips-head screwdriver.


Remove the two face plates from the bottom of the computer and you'll see the hard drive and RAM below.

The face plates will come out easily once the screws are removed.


Remove the two screws holding the hard drive in place and then lift the hard drive out.


Remove the screw found directly below the hard drive.


Turn the laptop over again and pop off the keyboard.

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Fans attract dust, however, which can slow them down, resulting in a hot laptop.

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Consequently, keeping your laptop's fans clean is crucial.


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Turn the laptop over and remove the battery, then remove all the screws at the bottom of the computer with a Phillips-head screwdriver.


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