Hard drive installation movie - ThinkCentre A51, A52, M52, M52e

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To install the hard disk drive in bay 4:

  1. Flex the tray to allow the pins in the tray to seat in the holes in the drive.
  2. Align the drive tray with the channels in the drive bay and insert the drive all the way into the bay.
  3. Connect the SATA signal cable and the power cable.
  4. Install the bezel. Insert the four tabs on the top of the bezel into the matching slots in the chassis.
  5. Push the bottom of the bezel toward the system until the two latching tabs at the bottom of the bezel lock into place. Here is a closer look at the tabs on the bezel and the tabs at the top of the bezel.
  6. Install the side cover. Position the bottom of the cover over the edge of the chassis.
  7. Rotate the cover down while aligning the tabs on the cover with the slots in the chassis.
  8. Slide the cover forward until it is secured in place. Here is a closer look at the cover tab and a slot in the chassis.
  9. Return the system to its operational position.
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