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      Hard disk drive removal and installation - Thinkpad X100e and X120e

      Hard disk drive (HDD) removal and installation

      For access, remove these FRUs in order:


      • 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 system is operating or is in suspend mode.
      Removal of HDD
      For ThinkPad X100e



      For ThinkPad X120e

      X120e HDD removal step 1 and 2

      StepScrew (quantity)ColorTorque
      1M2 × 7 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (1)Silver0.181 Nm
      (1.85 kgfcm)

      X120e HDD removal step 3

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

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      • Alias ID: MIGR-74344
      • Document ID: PD008418
      • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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