Note: The internal drive assembly is designed to latch firmly into place. When pivoting the drive cage out, you will feel some initial resistance, so you should pull firmly until the drive cage swings out. Inversely, when you swing the cage back into the machine case, you should feel a slight resistance until the cage snaps solidly back into place.
Pivot the drive bay cage up and toward the front of the computer.
Latch the handle to the front of the chassis, so that the drive cage stays upright.
Hard disk drive removal
Latch the drive cage in the upright position.
Remove the floppy disk drive cable from the tab at the bottom of the drive cage.
Remove the screw that holds the hard disk drive bracket, and lift the tabs that hold the bracket in place. Lift the drive back and up.
Remove the hard disk drive cable from the drive and from the bottom of the drive cage. Note the placement of the cable under the three tabs.
Remove the four screws on the side and bottom, and take the hard disk drive out of the bracket.
Note: When replacing the hard disk drive in the drive cage, place the cable under the three tabs at the bottom of the drive cage. Be sure to fold the floppy disk drive cable properly under the cage.