Dell Inspiron N5030 / M5030 Hard Drive Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Hard Drive on your Dell Inspiron N5030 / M5030 laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 7 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Dell Inspiron N5030 / M5030 Hard Drive.

Before you begin

Please take the time read the following safety guidelines when working on static sensitive electrical components.
Dell repair manual service precautions

Tools needed for this laptop repair

  • 1 x small phillips head screw driver
  • 1 x small plastic scribe
Inspiron M5030 Hard Drive

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Video tutorial repair manual



Installation and Removal Instructions
Dell Inspiron N5030 / M5030 Hard Drive

Slide the battery latch over and the battery out of the laptop.

Step 1

  • Slide the battery locking latch to the unlocked position.
  • Slide the battery latch over and the battery out of the laptop.
Slide the battery latch over and the battery out of the laptop. Slide the battery locking latch to the unlocked position.
Remove the (2) 2.5mm x 5mm screws.

Step 2

  • Remove the (2) 2.5mm x 5mm screws.
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Step 3

  • Remove the 12 base screws.
Using a scribe or a flat head screw driver, press in the 3 latches that allow the keyboard to lift up.

Step 4

  • Turn the laptop over and open it up.
  • Using a scribe or a flat head screw driver, press in the 3 latches that allow the keyboard to lift up.
Unplug the keyboard cable.

Step 5

  • Carefully lift up the keyboard and slide it forward.
  • Unplug the keyboard cable.
  • Remove the keyboard from the laptop.
Carefully unsnap the palmrest from the laptop base.

Step 6

  • Unplug the 3 palmrest cables.
  • Carefully unsnap the palmrest from the laptop base.
Remove the hard drive by sliding it to the right.

Step 7

  • Remove the hard drive by sliding it to the right.
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