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Replacing Hard Drive

Peças

Não são necessárias peças.

CAUTION:  If you remove the hard drive from  the computer when the drive is hot,  do not touch  the metal housing of the hard drive.
  • CAUTION: If you remove the hard drive from the computer when the drive is hot, do not touch the metal housing of the hard drive.

  • CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedur es in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide .

  • NOTICE: To prevent data loss, turn off your computer (see "Turning Off Your Computer" on page 9) before removing the hard drive. Do not remove the hard drive while the computer is on, in standby mode, or in hibernate mode.

  • NOTICE: Hard drives are extremely fragile. Exercise care when handling the hard drive.

  • NOTE: Dell does not guarantee compatibility or provide support for hard drives from sources other than Dell.

  • NOTE: If you are installing a hard drive from a source other than Dell, you need to install an operating system, drivers, and utilities on the new hard drive.

  • Turn the computer over, loosen the tw o captive screws on the hard drive cover, and then remove the cover.

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Loosen the four captive screws on the hard drive cage and then lift the  pull-tab to flip the cage towards the center of the computer so that the  SATA cables and connec tors are accessible.
  • Loosen the four captive screws on the hard drive cage and then lift the pull-tab to flip the cage towards the center of the computer so that the SATA cables and connec tors are accessible.

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Carefully remove the SATA cables from the hard drive or drives that are  installed in the cage.
  • Carefully remove the SATA cables from the hard drive or drives that are installed in the cage.

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Remove two screws on each side of  the hard drive cage to free the hard  drive, then lift the drive out of its tray in the cage.
  • Remove two screws on each side of the hard drive cage to free the hard drive, then lift the drive out of its tray in the cage.

  • NOTICE: When a hard drive is not in the computer, store it in protective anti-static packaging.

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Remove the new hard drive from its packaging. Save the original packaging for storing or shipping the hard drive.
  • Remove the new hard drive from its packaging. Save the original packaging for storing or shipping the hard drive.

  • Place the new hard drive into the drive cage tray and secure it with two screws on each side.

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Place the hard drive cage upside down on the bottom of the computer with  the SATA connectors and ca bles aligned, and then  firmly press the cables  onto the hard drives’ connectors.
  • Place the hard drive cage upside down on the bottom of the computer with the SATA connectors and ca bles aligned, and then firmly press the cables onto the hard drives’ connectors.

  • NOTE: Ensure that the power connector cable is firmly secured to the mother board.

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Tighten the screws on the drive cage.
  • Tighten the screws on the drive cage.

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Replace the hard drive cover and tighten the screws.
  • Replace the hard drive cover and tighten the screws.

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Conclusão

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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