Replacing the 3.5-inch hard
drive
WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the
safety information that shipped with your computer and
follow the steps in Before working inside your computer.
After working inside your computer, follow the instructions
in After working inside your computer. For more safety best
practices, see the Regulatory Compliance home page at
www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance.
Procedure
1 Align the tabs on the hard-drive cage with the slots on the chassis and
slide the hard-drive cage into the chassis.
2 Replace the screws that secure the hard-drive cage to the chassis.
3 Place the hard drive into the hard-drive bracket and align the tabs on the
bracket with the slots on the hard drive.
4 Snap the hard-drive bracket into the hard drive.
5 Slide the hard-drive assembly into the hard-drive cage until it snaps into
place.
6 Connect the data and power cables to the hard drive.
Post-requisites
Replace the left-side cover.
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