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Hard disk drive removal movie - ThinkCentre 8084, 8085, 8147, 8148, 8179, 8189, 8190, 8194, 8195, 8198, 8199, 8415, 8432, 8433

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Hard disk drive installation movie

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To remove the hard disk drive

  1. Squeeze the tabs on the drive bay cage, and rotate the cage down.
  2. Disconnect the signal cable and the power cable.
  3. Grasp the drive rail harness, and pull the drive out of the cage.
  4. To remove the drive from the harness, flex the sides of the harness rails to release the retaining pins, and lift the drive from the harness.
    NOTE: The hard disk drive is also accessible when the system is upright and the side cover is on.

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View detailed hard disk drive removal instructions for 8198 and 8199 systems

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Legacy Document ID : MIGR-51625
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