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Introduction

The Asus K55A-Si50301P Hard Drive Replacement Guide explains the tools and process used to replace/remove the Hard Drive as needed. The hard drive may occur to be damaged/faulty when general hardware such as screws become loose and release the drive from its connection. The Asus K55A-Si50301P Troubleshooting page may be referred to hereas needed.

Parts

  1. Press and slide the two battery retention clips on either side of the battery towards the unlock position.
    • Press and slide the two battery retention clips on either side of the battery towards the unlock position.

  2. Pull the right side retention clip so that the red indicator is showing.
    • Pull the right side retention clip so that the red indicator is showing.

    • The small graphic below the retention clip denotes locked and unlocked positions. The clip will stay put once moved into position.

  3. Pull the retention clip on the left hand side of the laptop away from the battery.
    • Pull the retention clip on the left hand side of the laptop away from the battery.

    • Gently pull the battery out with your free hand.

  4. Remove the two 8.5mm screws using a PH0 screwdriver.
    • Remove the two 8.5mm screws using a PH0 screwdriver.

  5. Using the iFixit opening tool, gently pry the plastic cover away from its original position.
    • Using the iFixit opening tool, gently pry the plastic cover away from its original position.

  6. Gently pull up and then towards you until the plastic cover is free.
    • Gently pull up and then towards you until the plastic cover is free.

  7. Remove the (3) screws that hold the hard drive to the case. Remove the (3) screws that hold the hard drive to the case.
    • Remove the (3) screws that hold the hard drive to the case.

  8. Disconnect the SATA link from the hard drive by pulling back on the grey connector. Disconnect the SATA link from the hard drive by pulling back on the grey connector.
    • Disconnect the SATA link from the hard drive by pulling back on the grey connector.

  9. Remove the two screws from each side of the hard drive tray.
    • Remove the two screws from each side of the hard drive tray.

    • Replace the hard drive with a new 2.5" hard drive or solid state drive.

Conclusion

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

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So the link you give for the replacement hard drive is for a 3.5 inch drive instead of a 2.5 inch drive

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