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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.
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 1 Removing the hard drive carrier 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. Power and data connectors are pre-installed at the back of the bay. SAS-to-SATA adapters or additional power and data connections are not required. ●...
Push the drive into the bay until it snaps into place. Continue with Connecting the power and data cables on page Computers that use guide screws installed in the hard drive NOTE: In some computers, such as the HP Z200 SFF, you may need to temporarily remove the optical drive to install the hard drive.
Connecting the power and data cables If installing a SAS hard drive, attach the SAS-to-SATA interconnect cable adapter to the SAS connector on the hard drive. The cable adapter is provided with the kit and is required only when installing a SAS hard drive. Figure 5 Install the SAS-to-SATA adapter Select the SATA interconnect cable from the kit that best fits the hardware configuration of your...
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.