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

Remove the four phillips screws that attach the stand to the computer. Tilt the stand up and out. Tilt the stand up and out.
  • 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. The cover is held in place by fragile plastic clips.  Careful to not break them.
  • 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.

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

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.
  • 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.

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. Lift the hard drive cage off the hard drive.
  • 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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