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Warranty and Hard Drive/Keyboard Upgrade

2020-08-19, 23:05 PM

I'm thinking of swapping out an Intel Optane drive and inserting a PCIe SSD and replacing the keyboard myself. I would understand that the SSD and any possible damage I were to cause myself during the upgrade would NOT be covered by the warranty accidental damage. But, I'm not sure if doing this myself would void my warranty and accidental damage plans for other parts, such as my screen. Would the removal of the Optane drive or changing the boot drive impact my warranty / accidental damage plan? Would I have to buy the SSD from Lenovo or can I source it from wherever I want? 


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Re:Warranty and Hard Drive/Keyboard Upgrade

2020-08-20, 10:16 AM



What parts of a ThinkPad laptop are and are not customer replaceable can vary based on the model.

You did not mention which model of ThinkPad you were asking about, but if you can share that information, it is possible someone in the forum will either know the answer or be able to direct you to a support document that does.




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