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Lenovo Thinkpad T430 Hard drive or solid state drive replacement

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This guide describes how to remove and replace a hard drive or solid state drive in a Lenovo Thinkpad T430 laptop.

Paso 1 Removing the battery and locating the drive enclousure  ¶ 

Flip the laptop over.

Paso 1 Removing the battery and locating the drive enclousure  ¶ 

  • Flip the laptop over.

  • Place it on a flat, sturdy surface.

  • Remove the battery by moving the battery latch and slowly sliding the battery out.

  • Locate the drive enclosure.

Paso 2 Removing the screw in the drive enclousure  ¶ 

Use a small Phillips screwdriver to unscrew the single screw that holds down the drive enclosure cover.

Paso 2 Removing the screw in the drive enclousure  ¶ 

  • Use a small Phillips screwdriver to unscrew the single screw that holds down the drive enclosure cover.

  • The screw is designed to remain within the plastic cover. (This is called a captive screw.) Don't worry about extracting it completely.

Paso 3 Removing the drive enclosure  ¶ 

Carefully remove the drive enclosure cover.

Paso 3 Removing the drive enclosure  ¶ 

  • Carefully remove the drive enclosure cover.

  • Do not break the small latches on the sides of the cover.

Paso 4 Pull out the pull tab  ¶ 

Insert a spudger (or a similar tool) under the loop of the black pull tab, and gently pull it out from above the hard drive.

Paso 4 Pull out the pull tab  ¶ 

  • Insert a spudger (or a similar tool) under the loop of the black pull tab, and gently pull it out from above the hard drive.

Paso 5  ¶ 

Continue pulling on the pull tab until the hard drive and the two plastic rails come out of the enclosure.

Paso 5  ¶ 

  • Continue pulling on the pull tab until the hard drive and the two plastic rails come out of the enclosure.

  • Pull on the tab firmly but slowly. The hard drive should come out of the enclosure effortlessly.

Paso 6 Removing the rails from the drive  ¶ 

Remove the plastic rails from the old drive and place them on the new drive.

Paso 6 Removing the rails from the drive  ¶ 

  • Remove the plastic rails from the old drive and place them on the new drive.