Removing and installing a 2.5-inch hard drive
transfer the data to the new drive.
Shut down the computer properly through the operating system, then turn off any external devices.
Disconnect the power cord from the power outlet.
the system is plugged into an active AC outlet. You must disconnect the power cord and wait
approximately 30 seconds for the power to drain to avoid damage to the internal components of the
Disconnect all cables from the rear I/O connectors.
Press the two rear cover latches outward (1). Slide the rear cover up, and then lift it off the display head
Use the finger slots on the rear metal shield to pull the top of the shield up, and then lift the shield off
the display head.
Chapter 2 Hardware upgrades
If you are replacing a hard drive, be sure to back up the data from the old drive so that you can
Regardless of the power-on state, voltage is always present on the system board as long as