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Introduction

In this guide, we will be showing you how to remove and replace the Hard Drive.

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  1. CAUTION: Before working inside your computer, Follow the procedures in  Before You Begin.
    • CAUTION: Before working inside your computer, Follow the procedures in Before You Begin.

    • Turn the computer over.

    • Loosen the two captive screws securing the hard drive cover and then remove the cover.

  2. Remove the hard drive assembly using the pull-tab. Remove the hard drive assembly using the pull-tab.
    • Remove the hard drive assembly using the pull-tab.

  3. Remove the two screws securing the hard drive to the hard drive  assembly.
    • Remove the two screws securing the hard drive to the hard drive assembly.

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  5. Slide out the hard drive from the hard drive assembly. Slide out the hard drive from the hard drive assembly.
    • Slide out the hard drive from the hard drive assembly.

  6. Slide the NEW hard drive in the hard drive assembly. NOTICE: Use firm and even pressure to slide the drive into place. If you use excessive force, you may damage the connector.
    • Slide the NEW hard drive in the hard drive assembly.

    • NOTICE: Use firm and even pressure to slide the drive into place. If you use excessive force, you may damage the connector.

  7. Tighten the two screws to secure the hard drive to the hard drive assembly.
    • Tighten the two screws to secure the hard drive to the hard drive assembly.

  8. Place the hard drive assembly in the hard drive bay by aligning the tabs on the hard drive assembly with the slots in the bay and pressing the connector  end down.
    • Place the hard drive assembly in the hard drive bay by aligning the tabs on the hard drive assembly with the slots in the bay and pressing the connector end down.

  9. Replace the hard drive door and tighten the screws. Replace the hard drive door and tighten the screws.
    • Replace the hard drive door and tighten the screws.

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