Vaio PCG-F809K - Where's the harddisk located?

Vaio PCG-F809K - Where's the harddisk located?

Post by Florian Spis » Sat, 16 Jun 2001 20:39:32

Hey group...

I have to change the harddisks between two PCG-F809K, but I don't know
where they are exactly located. Anyone who can tell me, how I can get
to them?

Thanks in advance.

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