Image 1/2: Push the  oval shaped buttons located on the top and bottom of the PC simultaneously and lift the case straight up. Image 2/2: Note: Some force may be required to push in the oval buttons open the PC case.
  • Lay the Dell Optiplex GX260 down on a clean flat surface with the rear towards you.

  • Push the oval shaped buttons located on the top and bottom of the PC simultaneously and lift the case straight up.

  • Note: Some force may be required to push in the oval buttons open the PC case.

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Image 1/3: If there is more than one hard drive installed the process is the same for each hard drive. Image 2/3: Remove the power cable from the hard drive by squeezing the side tabs in and pulling gently. Image 3/3: Remove the IDE cable from the hard drive by gently pulling the ribbon cable out.
  • Identify the Hard Drive in the case.

  • If there is more than one hard drive installed the process is the same for each hard drive.

  • Remove the power cable from the hard drive by squeezing the side tabs in and pulling gently.

  • Remove the IDE cable from the hard drive by gently pulling the ribbon cable out.

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  • Pinch the two green tabs inwards to release the hard drive and lift it out.

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Conclusion

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

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