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Before removing the upgrade bay hard drive, follow these steps:
Shut down the computer. If you are unsure whether the computer is off or in Hibernation, turn
the computer on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
Disconnect all external devices connected to the computer.
Disconnect the power from the computer by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet
and then unplugging the AC adapter from the computer.
Remove the service access cover (see
Remove the upgrade bay hard drive:
Position the computer with the front toward you.
Remove the four Phillips PM3.0×3.0 screws (1) that secure the upgrade bay hard drive carrier to
Loosen the Phillips captive screw (1) that secures the hard drive to the computer.
Insert a flat-bladed screwdriver or similar tool into the upgrade bay hard drive tab access (2) and
press the tab to the left to release the upgrade bay hard drive from the computer.
Component replacement procedures