Dell Inspiron 17R (5720 / 7720) Hard Drive & Hard Drive Caddy Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Hard Drive & Hard Drive Caddy on your Dell Inspiron 17R (5720 / 7720) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 4 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Dell Inspiron 17R (5720 / 7720) Hard Drive & Hard Drive Caddy.

Before you begin

Please take the time read the following safety guidelines when working on static sensitive electrical components.
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Tools needed for this laptop repair

  • 1 x small phillips head screw driver
  • 1 x small plastic scribe

Dell Laptop Replacement Parts Needed

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Inspiron 17R 7720 Hard Drive

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Dell Inspiron 17R (5720 / 7720) Hard Drive & Hard Drive Caddy

Lift the battery out of the laptop.

Step 1

  • Slide the latches over.
  • Lift the battery out of the laptop.
Lift the battery out of the laptop.Slide the latches over.
Loosen the screws and remove the access door.

Step 2

  • Loosen the screws and remove the access door.
Slide the hard drive to the right and remove it from the laptop.

Step 3

  • Remove the hard drive screws.
  • Slide the hard drive to the right and remove it from the laptop.
Slide the hard drive to the right and remove it from the laptop. Remove the hard drive screws.
Remove the 4 hard drive caddy screws and remove the caddy.

Step 4

  • Remove the 4 hard drive caddy screws and remove the caddy.

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