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Optical drive removal movie - ThinkCentre 8149, 8177, 8178, 8187, 8188, 8191, 8193, 8414, 8431

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To remove the 5.25 inch cage assembly with optical drive:

  1. Rotate the cage until the bay catches on the frame. Note the cable routing for reassembly.
  2. Disconnect audio cable.
  3. Disconnect the signal cable, and remove it from the clips.
  4. Remove the power cable from the clips, and disconnect it.
  5. Lift the entire cage assembly off the system.
  6. Remove the two screws.
  7. Remove any adjacent EMI bay shield if present.
  8. Press the retaining latch to release the drive.
  9. Slide the drive out the front of the bay.

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  • Alias ID: MIGR-51596
  • Document ID: PD010881
  • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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