Not with every laptop I've owned. If it's a fixed drive it might, but all my computers have a multibay... flick locking switch underneath laptop, pull out old drive, put in new one. Pretty straightforward.
Sent an email to the 'egg asking them for a shot of the back. I think I know what you're thinking Av.
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