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Changes to iMac Intel 21.5" EMC 2544 Hard Drive Replacement Introduction

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iMac Intel 21.5" EMC 2544
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Replacing iMac Intel 21.5" EMC 2544 Hard Drive
Introduction
Use this guide to replace or upgrade your late 2012 iMac EMC 2544.
'''Before beginning any work on your iMac:''' Unplug the computer and press and hold the power button for ten seconds to discharge the power supply's capacitors.
'''Be very careful''' not to touch the capacitor leads or any exposed solder joints on the back of the power supply.
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To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse and use our [guide|15854|Adhesive Strips Guide] to reattach the display glass.
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Summary
Replace or upgrade your late 2012 iMac EMC 2544 hard drive.

Guide Prerequisites

Tools

  • iMac Intel 21.5" (2012-2017) Adhesive Strips x1 includes iMac Opening Tool added.
  • Plastic Cards x1 added.
  • Spudger x1 added.
  • TR10 Torx Security Screwdriver x1 added.

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