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Place the all in one computer face down on a soft, clean surface to avoid scratching the front.
  • Place the all in one computer face down on a soft, clean surface to avoid scratching the front.

  • Press the tab on the stand cover and lift up.

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Remove the four phillips screws that attach the stand to the computer.
  • Remove the four phillips screws that attach the stand to the computer.

  • Tilt the stand up and out.

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  • Starting from the optical drive, pry the back cover up with a plastic spudger.

  • The cover is held in place by fragile plastic clips. Careful to not break them.

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  • Remove the three screws that hold the hard drive cage to the chassis.

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  • Slide the hard drive cage out slightly to access and remove the power and SATA cable.

  • There isn't much slack in these cables, so don't slide the hard drive cage to far.

  • The power and SATA cables are connected together. On most other computers, these connectors are separate.

  • Lift the hard drive cage out.

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  • Remove the four screws (two on each side) that attach the hard drive cage to the hard drive.

  • Lift the hard drive cage off the hard drive.

Excellent guide, was a super easy swap. I put an SSD in it!!

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Thanks for this info this is very useful

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Good Job, short and sweet and easy to follow

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Really useful information thank you.

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