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Dell G15 5530 Owner's Manual

Removing the solid-state drive


  1. Follow the procedure in Before working inside your computer.
  2. Remove the base cover.

About this task

NOTE:Your computer has two M.2 solid-state drive slots, both located on the system board adjacent to the left fan. The procedure to remove a solid-state drive from slot 1 and slot 2 are exactly the same.
NOTE:Depending on the configuration ordered, a 2230 or 2280 solid-state drive may be installed in your computer.

The following image(s) indicates the location of M.2 2230 solid-state drive or the M.2 2280 solid-state drive and provides a visual representation of their respective removal procedures.

Image: Removing the M.2 2230 solid-state drive

Image: Removing the M.2 2280 solid-state drive


  1. Remove the two screws (M2x4) that secure the thermal shield to the solid-state drive and the system board.
  2. Lift the thermal shield off the palm-rest and keyboard assembly.
  3. Slide and lift the solid-state drive off the M.2 slot on the system board.

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