Dell Alienware 15 R2 (P42F002) 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 & Caddy on your Alienware 15 R2 (P42F002) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 5 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Alienware 15 R2 (P42F002) Hard Drive & Caddy.

Before you begin

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Tools needed for this laptop repair

  • 1 x small phillips head screwdriver
  • 1 x small plastic scribe

Dell Laptop Replacement Parts Needed

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Alienware 15 R2 Hard Drive

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Alienware 15 R2 (P42F002) Hard Drive & Caddy

Loosen the screws.

Step 1

Loosen the screws. Remove the Access Door.Loosen the screws.
Unplug the battery cable.

Step 2

  • Unplug the battery cable.
Unplug the hard drive cable.

Step 3

Unplug the hard drive cable.Remove the 4 - M2.5 x 6mm screws.Remove the Hard Drive.Unplug the hard drive cable.
Remove the 4 - M3 x 3mm screws.

Step 4

Remove the 4 - M3 x 3mm screws.Remove the Hard Drive Caddy.
Remove the Hard Drive Connector.

Step 5

Remove the Hard Drive Connector.Remove the Hard Drive Connector.

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