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IBM ThinkPad R30 Service And Troubleshooting Manual: Replacing The Hard Disk Drive

Ibm thinkpad r30: supplementary guide.
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Replacing the hard disk drive

You can increase the storage capacity of your computer by replacing the hard
disk drive with one of greater capacity. You can purchase a new hard disk
drive from your IBM reseller or IBM marketing representative.
Note: Replace the hard disk drive only if you upgrade it or have it repaired.
Handling a hard disk drive
v Do not drop the drive or subject it to physical shocks. Put the drive on
v Do not apply pressure to the cover of the drive.
v Do not touch the connector.
The drive is very sensitive. Incorrect handling can cause damage and
permanent loss of data on the hard disk. Before removing the hard disk
drive, make a backup copy of all the information on the hard disk drive,
and then turn the computer off. Never remove the drive while the
system is operating, in standby mode, or in hibernation mode.
To replace the hard disk drive, do the following:
1. Turn off the computer; then disconnect the ac adapter and all cables
2. Close the computer display, and turn the computer over.
3. Remove the battery.
4. Remove the screw that secures the hard disk drive.
The connectors and bay of the hard disk drive were not designed for
frequent changes, or drive swapping.
a material, such as soft cloth, that absorbs the physical shock.
from the computer.
Replacing the hard disk drive
Chapter 2. Solving computer problems



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    Can my IBM laptop work without hard drive ?