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Step 1—Preparing for component installation NOTE: Computer models vary. All illustrations are examples only. Accessing the internal components of the computer If you need help preparing the computer for this installation, consult the removal and replacement procedures in the service guide for your computer at http://www.hp.com/support/ manuals.
Figure 1 Installing the guide screws for HP Z200 and Z400 and HP xw4000 series Workstations Slide the hard drive into the selected bay until it snaps into place. Continue to Step 3—Configuring the cabling on page 6 HP xw6000, xw8000, and xw9000 series Workstations Select an empty hard drive bay.
Remove the drive carrier from the highest empty internal hard drive bay: Open the handle at the green touch-point (1). Slide the hard drive carrier out of the bay (2). Figure 3 Removing the hard drive carrier from an HP Z800 Workstation Install the hard drive in the carrier: Position the carrier with the handle end down.
Slide the drive carrier firmly into the hard drive bay, rotating the handle to snap it closed. Continue to Step 3—Configuring the cabling on page 6 Step 3—Configuring the cabling HP Z200 and Z400 Workstations and HP xw Workstations NOTE: HP Z200 Workstations do not support SAS hard drives.
Connect the power cable (1) and data cable (2) to the hard drive. CAUTION: Connect the power cable before connecting the data cable to reduce the risk of damage to the drive due to Electrostatic Discharge (ESD). Figure 6 Connecting the power and data cables CAUTION: Connect the primary hard drive to the connector on the system board labeled SATA 0 or SAS 0, depending on hard drive type.
Step 4—Reassembling the computer Reinstall the card support, if applicable. Reinstall the side access panel. Reconnect power to the computer and all external devices. Restore power to the computer and all external devices. Step 5—Configuring the computer When powering up the computer after installation, a new hard drive identifies itself as un-initialized storage.