Hard disk drive and floppy diskette drive removal movie - ThinkCentre 8149, 8177, 8178, 8187, 8188, 8191, 8193, 8414, 8431
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To remove the three and a half-inch cage assembly with diskette and disk drives:
- Rotate the handle up until it catches on the frame.
- Note the cable routing for reassembly.
NOTE: Although, serial ATA disk drive models are not currently offered, a serial ATA 150 disk drive is shown in this removal for future reference.
- Remove the serial ATA power cable from the clips, and disconnect it.
- Remove the serial ATA signal cable from the clips, and disconnect it.
- Remove the spare IDE power cable and diskette power cable from the clips, and disconnect it.
- Remove the diskette signal cable from the clips, and disconnect it.
- Release the handle, and lift the assembly off the frame.
- To make working with the assembly easier, turn it upside it down, and place it on the ESD mat.
To remove the hard disk drive from the bay:
- Pull the handle to release the latches, and slide the drive out from the bay.
To remove the disk from the harness:
- Flex the side of the harness to release the retaining pins, and lift the drive out.
To remove the diskette drive from the bay:
- Remove the two screws, and slide the drive out from the bay.
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