Introduction

The GX620 has a 3.5 inch floppy disk drive. The back end of the traditional floppy drive contains a port for a standard cable that connects to the motherboard. Also here is a connection for power from the power supply.

  1. Power down your PC and remove the power cord from the back.
    • Power down your PC and remove the power cord from the back.

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  2. Press and hold the power button for about 10 seconds, then release.
    • Press and hold the power button for about 10 seconds, then release.

      • This helps drain any remaining power stored in the capacitors, so that you can safely work on the internal components.

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    • With the computer standing upright, firmly pull on the tab at the back of the computer.

    • When the side panel pops free, gently pull the panel away from the computer.

    • If you have trouble freeing the side panel from the case, you may need to pull the tab a bit harder.

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    • Slide the blue latch downward until the panel can be removed from it's hinges.

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    • Gently remove the floppy-drive and power cables from the back of the floppy drive.

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    • With a Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the screws connecting the floppy drive to the drive bay. Set the screws aside in a location where you may use them at a later time.

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    • To remove the unconnected floppy drive from the drive bay, slide the drive towards the front of the computer.

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Conclusion

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

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