Procedure

1. Disconnect the hard drive flex cable.

2. Remove two screws from the hard drive bracket.

3. Use the flex cable to lift up the hard drive, bracket, and cable from the computer housing.

  1. Peel up the flex cable from its double-sided tape.
  2. Use a black stick to pry the flex cable connector up slightly on each side, and then pull it straight off the drive. Be careful not to bend any pins.
7. Remove the two screws and grommets from the opposite side of the drive.
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8. Replacement Note: When installing the replacement drive, make sure the center flange of the hard drive bracket fits over the small post on the computer frame.

9. Install the replacement hard drive, and reassemble and test the computer.

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