Hard disk drive and solid state drive Assembly - ThinkPad X1

  • 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.

Note: Loosen the screw [1] , but do not remove it.


Step Screw (quantity) Color
2 M2 × 8 mm (1)
Black 0.181 Nm (1.85 kgfcm)



For a hard disk drive with rubber rails:


For a solid state drive with spacers:


When installing:
Make sure that the hard disk drive rubber rails or solid state drive spacers are attached firmly.


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  • Document ID: PD015079
  • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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