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      Hard disk drive (HDD) cover and HDD removal and installation - ThinkPad SL300

      For access, remove:

      1. Battery pack


      • Do not drop the hard disk drive or apply any physical shock to it. The hard disk 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 steps of HDD slot cover and HDD

      Hard disk drive (HDD) cover and HDD

      StepScrew (quantity)ColorTorque
      [1]M2 × 8 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (1)Black0.167 Nm(1.7 kgfcm)

      Hard disk drive (HDD) cover and HDD

      Hard disk drive (HDD) cover and HDD

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

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      • Alias ID: MIGR-71504
      • Document ID: PD013638
      • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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