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HP Xw4600 - Workstation - 2 GB RAM Installation Manual

Hp xw and z series workstations - hp sata/sas hard drive and solid state drive installation.
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HP SATA/SAS hard drive and Solid State
This document describes how to install Serial ATA (SATA) and Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) hard
drives or Solid State Drives (SSD) in the internal hard drive bay of HP Z or xw series Workstations.
Throughout this document, all references to hard drives include solid state drives.
A SATA or SAS hard drive or Solid State Drive (SSD)
Multiple SATA interface cables (each of a different length and with different connector orientation
combinations)
SAS-to-SATA interface adapter (included with SAS hard drives)
Four 6-32 guide screws (for HP xw4000 Workstation series)
SAS/SATA hard drive installation instructions (this document)
Warranty information
The following may be required to install the hard drive:
T-15 Torx screwdriver or flat-bladed screwdriver
To view QuickSpecs and determine the compatibility of this product with your HP computer, see
http://www.hp.com/go/productbulletin.
Numerous installation scenarios exist for hard drives. This document describes hard drive installation
in internal hard drive bays.
If installing the hard drive in an optical bay converter, follow the instructions that shipped with the
converter for the hardware installation.
If connecting the hard drive to a Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) controller, follow
the instructions that shipped with the RAID controller.
ENWW
© 2006–2010 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. Microsoft,
Windows, XP , and Windows Vista are U.S. registered trademarks of
Microsoft Corporation. Printed in the U.S.
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   Summary of Contents for HP Xw4600 - Workstation - 2 GB RAM

  • Page 1: Drive Installation, Kit Contents, Tools Required, Before You Begin

    If connecting the hard drive to a Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) controller, follow the instructions that shipped with the RAID controller. © 2006–2010 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. Microsoft, Windows, XP , and Windows Vista are U.S. registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.

  • Page 2: Warnings And Cautions

    Warnings and cautions WARNING! Any surface or area of the equipment marked with this symbol indicates the presence of a hot surface or hot component. If this surface is contacted, the potential for injury exists. To reduce the risk of injury from a hot component, enable the surface to cool before touching. WARNING! Any surface or area of the equipment marked with this symbol indicates the presence of an electrical shock hazard.

  • Page 3: Accessing The Internal Components Of The Computer

    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.

  • Page 4

    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.

  • Page 5

    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.

  • Page 6

    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.

  • Page 7

    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.

  • Page 8: Regulatory Notices, Technical Support

    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.

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