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Hard disk drive removal and installation - ThinkPad R30, R31, R32

WARNING: Do not drop or apply any shock to the hard disk drive. The hard disk drive is sensitive to physical shock. Incorrect handling can cause damage and permanent loss of data on the drive. Before removing the drive, make a backup copy of all the information on the drive if possible. Never remove the drive while the system is operating or is in suspend mode.

To remove the hard disk drive

  1. Remove the single screw
  2. Pull the drive out of the bay.
    hard disk drive removal

  3. Slide the drive cover off the drive.
    hard disk drive cover removal

To install the hard disk drive, reverse the steps of the above procedure.

Click here to go to the hard disk drive removal movie.

Click here to go to the hard disk drive installation movie.

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