Slide the new hard disk drive into the drive bay.
Screw back the four screws on the drive bay.
Connect the power and data cables to the hard disk drive. Refer to "Identifying
parts on the system board".
Refer to the "Completing the installation".
Replacing an optical drive
Do not remove the computer cover or attempt any repair before reading the
"Important safety information" in the Safety and Warranty Guide that was
included with your computer or in the Hardware Maintenance Manual (HMM)
for the computer. To obtain copies of the Safety and Warranty Guide or
HMM, go to the Support Web site at
To replace an optical drive
Remove the computer cover. Refer to "Removing the computer cover".
Remove the front bezel. Refer to "Removing and replacing the front bezel".
Disconnect the data and power cables from the rear of the optical drive.
Remove the two screws that secure the optical drive from drive bay.
Push the optical drive straight out of the front of the chassis.
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