Introduction: How to Remove Playstation 3 HDD

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Locate the HDD door on the left side of the PS3.

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Using your finger nail or a small Flathead screwdriver, pop off the HDD cover.

Step 2: Step 2

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Remove the HDD door.

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Locate the metal tab and blue screw.

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Remove the blue screw.

Step 5: Step 5

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Pull open the tab and slide put the HDD.

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Now the HDD is removed and ready for replacement.


bittjose (author)2011-12-11

Does this work with any PS3?

nightninja87 (author)2009-07-05

u should do an instructable on installing linux i would really like to see that if you know how thank you

Solderguy (author)2009-03-16

That's it? I expected you to have at a college PHD in neurosurgery to be able to remove something like that.

Thanks but I don't need sarcasm.

Not sure he meant Sarcasm.... Cause being Sony, they could have made much more complicated.

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