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Floppy diskette drive removal and installation - ThinkCentre A51, A52, M52, M52e

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Attention: Do not remove the computer cover or attempt any repair before reading the "Important safety information" in the Quick Reference that was included with your computer or in the Hardware Maintenance Manual (HMM) for the computer. To obtain copies of the Quick Reference or HMM, go to the Support Web site at /ContentResources/Migrated Assets/think/support.

  1. Remove the computer cover. See "Removing the computer cover".
    Note: For this procedure, it helps to lay the computer on its side.
  2. Remove the front bezel. See "Removing and replacing the front bezel".
    Note: For this procedure, it helps to lay the computer on its side.
  3. Disconnect the signal and power cables from the rear of the diskette drive.
  4. Release the diskette drive by pressing on the blue retainer lever at the side of the drive bay and slide it out the front of the computer.
    Removing the diskette drive
  1. Remove the retainer bracket from the failing drive and install it on the new drive.

Removing the retainer bracket

  1. Slide the new diskette drive into the lower drive cage until it snaps into position.
  2. Reconnect the signal and power cables to the drive.
  3. To install the bezel, align the tabs on the bottom of the bezel with the corresponding holes in the chassis. Pivot the bezel until it snaps into position at the bottom and top of the chassis.
  4. To complete the installation, go to "Completing the installation".
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  • Alias ID: MIGR-62464
  • Document ID: PD014047
  • Last Updated :6/17/2014
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