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6. Peel off the double sided tape from the hard drive flex cable. Connect the cable end labeled 'HDD' to the hard drive connector first, follow
by connecting the other end to the system board connector
7. Press down the cable to attach the double sided tape to the card reader board. Using the halo lines on the below picture as a guideline,
do not press beyond the suggested line or to the edge of the card reader to prevent unnecessary bent to the flex cable.
8. Re-install back the pre-removal part in reverse order.
When replacing the bottom base cover, do not add unnecessary pressure at the hard drive and card reader location. This is to
avoid unnecessary contact between the flex cable and the card reader board edge.
Refer to the
Bottom Base Cover
replacement procedure for further info.