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Hard disk drive (HDD) assembly removal and installation - ThinkPad L410, L412, L510, L512, SL410, SL510

Hard disk drive (HDD) assembly removal and installation

For access, remove these FRUs in order:

Attention:
  • Do not drop the drive or apply any physical shock to it. The drive is sensitive to physical shock. Improper handling can cause damage and permanent loss of data.
  • Before removing the drive, have the user make a backup copy of all the information on it if possible.
  • Never remove the drive while the computer is operating or is in suspend mode.

Please perform the following steps as shown in the pictures below.

Removal steps of HDD assembly

When installing: Make sure that the HDD connector is attached firmly.

Removal steps of HDD assembly (continued)

When installing: Do not apply excessive force to the HDD bracket [a]. To do so, you might bend or break it.

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