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Replacing the hard disk drive - ThinkCentre M90z

This section provides instructions on how to replace the hard disk drive.

To replace the hard disk drive, do the following:

  1. Remove all media from the drives and turn off all attached devices and the computer. Then, disconnect all power cords from electrical outlets and disconnect all cables that are connected to the computer.
  2. Remove the computer cover. See Removing the computer cover.
  3. Locate the hard disk drive in the computer. See Component locations.
  4. Pull the handle 1 of the hard disk drive bracket upward and then slide the hard disk drive outward to remove it from the hard disk drive bay.

Removing the hard disk drive

  1. Flex the sides of the hard disk drive bracket properly to remove the hard disk drive out of the bracket.
  2. To install the new hard disk drive into the bracket, flex the bracket and align pin 1, pin 2, pin 3, and pin 4 on the bracket with the corresponding holes in the hard disk drive. Do not touch the circuit board 5 on the bottom of the hard disk drive.

Installing the hard disk drive into the bracket

  1. Align the four pins 1 on the hard disk drive bracket with the corresponding slots in the hard disk drive bay.

Installing the hard disk drive

  1. Slide the new hard disk drive with the bracket into the hard disk drive bay. Press the handle of the hard disk drive bracket downward until it is secured by the two tabs 1.

Installing the hard disk drive

  1. To complete the installation or replacement, see Completing the parts replacement.

 



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