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Hard disk drive removal and installation - ThinkCentre A50 (type 8089, 8090) / S50 (type 8086, 8087, 8088, 8094)
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  1. Open the cover. See "Opening the cover".
  2. Pivot the drive bay assembly upward to gain access to the hard disk drive.

Pivot the drive bay assembly upward

  1. Disconnect the signal and power cables from the rear of the hard disk drive.
  2. Lift the hard disk drive and bracket up to remove it from the drive bay.

Lift the hard disk drive and bracket up

  1. Note the orientation of the hard disk drive in the plastic bracket.
  2. Remove the drive by flexing the plastic enough to slide the drive out.
  3. Install the hard disk drive into the plastic bracket by flexing the plastic enough to slide the drive in.
  4. Install the hard disk drive and bracket into the bay until it snaps into position.
  5. Reconnect the signal and power cables to the rear of the hard disk drive.
  6. Go to "Completing the removal or installation".
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