Sony PCG-GRT100 Replacement Instructions

Sony PCG-GRT100 Replacement Instructions
PCG-GRT Series Hard Disk Drive
Replacement Instructions
These easy instructions are intended to guide you through the replacement process.
9 To avoid electric shock please make sure product is turned off and AC Adaptor is disconnected
from the power source. Remove jewelry before you begin work to avoid scratching the surface of
your notebook computer.*
9 Place your notebook computer on a clean, stable and covered surface to avoid damage to the
computer's case.*
9 Follow the ESD (Electrostatic Discharge) damage prevention instructions:
o Hold parts by the edges, away from exposed circuitry when possible.
o Do not walk around excessively as this promotes static build-up.
9 The appearance of the electronic components shown in the illustrations may be different from the
components shipped. This slight difference does not affect the accuracy of these instructions.
* Sony is not responsible for any loss of data associated with your computer or any damage caused by
incorrect handling of the computer under these procedures. The terms of your Sony Limited Warranty
continue to apply.
Step 1. Prepare the Computer.
CAUTION: Make sure the
computer is turned off, the lid is
closed, and the AC Adapter is
disconnected. Failure to do so can
result in damage to the computer.
Step 2. Remove the Battery Pack.
Locate the battery door and unlock it.
With your thumbs, pull the battery in
the release direction as shown in the
Place the computer upside down on
a protected surface with the HDD
bay facing you.
P/N T99860135
Rev. B
Step 3. Remove completely the
battery pack from the computer and
set aside.
PCG-GRT Series Hard Disk Drive
Replacement Instructions
Step 4. Remove the HDD Bay.
Step 5. Release the HDD Bay.
Using the enclosed magnetic
screwdriver, remove the two (2)
screws securing the hard disk drive
Slide out the HDD Bay as shown.
Some force may be required to
unlock the HDD Bay.
Step 6. Gently pull the original HDD
Bay away from the computer as
Step 9. Power on your computer
and continue with the recovery
instructions described on the back
of the recovery disk’s case.
Return the old HDD Bay to Sony
following the included shipping
Step 7. Install New HDD Bay.
Hold the new HDD Bay by the edges
and align it with the opening. With an
even force slide in the new HDD
P/N T99860135
Rev. B
Step 8. Reinstall the two (2) screws
previously removed.
Reinstall the Battery Pack
reconnect the AC Adapter.
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