Dell Latitude 5501 Service Manual

Installing the Hard drive


If you are replacing a component, remove the existing component before performing the installation procedure.

About this task

The figure indicates the location of the HDD and provides a visual representation of the installation procedure.

Installing the Hard drive


  1. Locate the system board slot on your computer.
  2. Align and install the HDD into the computer
  3. Install the four (M2x2.7) screws that secure the HDD to the computer.
  4. Connect the HDD cable on to the connector on the system board.

Next steps

  1. Install the battery.
  2. Install the base cover.
  3. Follow the procedure in After working inside your computer.

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