Dell Inspiron 8000 Hard Drive Installation Guide

Hard Drive Installation Guide
  • 1. Shut down computer.
  • 2. Unplug the ac adapter, if present.
  • 3. Remove the primary battery (and the secondary battery, if present).
  • 4. The Hard Drive compartment is located on the right side panel. Close the display, turn the computer upside down on the flat work surface.
  • 5. Remove the screw from the center of the hard drive door.
  • 6. Slide the drive door up until the drive assembly tabs disengage from the door slots in the bottom case assembly.
  • 7. Pull the drive assembly straight out of the bottom case assembly.
  • 8. Push the new drive assembly into the hard drive opening of the computer.
  • 9. Align the drive assembly tabs with the bottom case assembly slots and push down until it clicks into place.
  • 10. Replace the screw in the drive door.
  • 11. Replace the battery and plug in the ac adapter

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