Examine the image. Why is it important to remove the two depicted screws when replacing
the hard drive in a MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2012)?
You cannot remove the connector on the hard drive if you do not remove these screws.
You will damage the logic board if you do not remove these screws.
You cannot remove the battery cable with these screws installed.
You will prevent strain on the hard drive flex cable by removing them.