Introduction

How to open up and remove the internal hard drive and board.

Remove screw to access hidden top tab.
  • Remove screw to access hidden top tab.

  • Use a point like tool to press the two tabs around the USB 3 connector. These are accessible via the holes arrowed.

  • You can slightly lift the back edge up to help free the tabs as you press them in a little, not a lot, doesn't take much to release them.

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Along the top are two tabs.  Using a thin bladed screw driver, insert to catch and pull back the tab slightly.
  • Along the top are two tabs. Using a thin bladed screw driver, insert to catch and pull back the tab slightly.

  • Lift on the cover slightly to help release the tabs.

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  • Front of the case has two tabs.

  • Continuing gently lifting on the cover while releasing the hidden tabs.

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  • Again, insert flat blade screwdriver while lifting on the cover.

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  • Hard drive exposed

  • Use the flat blade screwdriver to gently pry out the led plastic light tube from the case.

  • Hard drive is only held in with rubber bumper style mounts and will come out with a little finger pulling.

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  • Remove drive from case and flip over and remove the two screws.

  • You will be left with the board and interface, ready to install new drive.

  • Installation is the reverse of removal! Enjoy!

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Conclusion

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

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HWgeek

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Nice, easy and concise ‘how-to’. You made my task so much easier. Thank you!

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