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Use a large plastic opening tool along the rear panel: There are 4 clips to release. There are 4 clips to release.
  • Use a large plastic opening tool along the rear panel:

    • There are 4 clips to release.

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Slide the cover along the plastic frame. Slide the cover along the plastic frame.
  • Slide the cover along the plastic frame.

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Slide off the largest plastic pieces.
  • Slide off the largest plastic pieces.

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Bend the second small plastic piece to release it from the rubber piece. Now you can slide it out. Now you can slide it out.
  • Bend the second small plastic piece to release it from the rubber piece.

  • Now you can slide it out.

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Slide out the hard drive as shown in the picture Make sure to slide as shown or you may damage the USB bridge logic board.
  • Slide out the hard drive as shown in the picture

  • Make sure to slide as shown or you may damage the USB bridge logic board.

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Remove the 4 rubber piece from the plastic frame at each corner. Remove the 4 rubber piece from the plastic frame at each corner.
  • Remove the 4 rubber piece from the plastic frame at each corner.

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Remove the rubber piece from the  SATA/USB bridge logic board.
  • Remove the rubber piece from the SATA/USB bridge logic board.

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Remove both screws holding the retaining plate and the hard drive. Slide the retaining plate in order to disconnect the SATA connector.
  • Remove both screws holding the retaining plate and the hard drive.

  • Slide the retaining plate in order to disconnect the SATA connector.

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Remove both screws holding the retaining plate with the logic board.
  • Remove both screws holding the retaining plate with the logic board.

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Conclusion

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

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