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Introduction

prerequisite guide, hard drive removal

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  1. Pull straight up on the SATA data/power cable to disconnect it from the drive. Pull straight up on the SATA data/power cable to disconnect it from the drive.
    • Pull straight up on the SATA data/power cable to disconnect it from the drive.

  2. Remove two 7.3 mm T10 screws securing the left hard drive bracket to the rear case.
    • Remove two 7.3 mm T10 screws securing the left hard drive bracket to the rear case.

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  4. Grab the hard drive and left hard drive bracket together. Tilt the left side up away from the rear case, and slide the assembly to the left. Remove the hard drive and left hard drive bracket from the iMac.
    • Grab the hard drive and left hard drive bracket together.

    • Tilt the left side up away from the rear case, and slide the assembly to the left.

    • Remove the hard drive and left hard drive bracket from the iMac.

  5. Remove the left hard drive bracket. Remove the left hard drive bracket.
    • Remove the left hard drive bracket.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse and use our Adhesive Strips Guide to reattach the display glass.

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