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[* black] Pull the hard drive away from the front edge of the mini and remove it from the outer case.
[* black] When placing the hard drive back in case:
[* black] Make note of the
icon_note] During reassembly, there are two pins that are on the inside edge of the hard drive that goesfit into the case, then look into the case to locate the holes those pins are supposed to slot into. Thosecase. The holes have rubber grommets around them, so it canmay be difficult to tell when you have slottedseated the hard drive correctly.
[* black] Make sure the pins on the back of the hard drive are slotted in the holes at the back of the case. When slotted correctly, the front of the hard drive will not be resting directly on the bracket for the second hard drive. You can test this by trying to move the drive laterally side to side once it is in. It should not move.
[* black] When placing the hard drive back in case:
[* black] Make note of the
icon_note] During reassembly, there are two pins that are on the inside edge of the hard drive that goesfit into the case, then look into the case to locate the holes those pins are supposed to slot into. Thosecase. The holes have rubber grommets around them, so it canmay be difficult to tell when you have slottedseated the hard drive correctly.
[* black] Make sure the pins on the back of the hard drive are slotted in the holes at the back of the case. When slotted correctly, the front of the hard drive will not be resting directly on the bracket for the second hard drive. You can test this by trying to move the drive laterally side to side once it is in. It should not move.