Adding and Replacing Parts 107
To replace the hard drive in the hard drive bay:
1 Complete the instructions in "Before You Add or Replace Parts" on page 100.
2 Turn the computer over, and remove the hard drive screws.
NOTICE: When the hard drive is not in the computer, store it in protective antistatic
packaging. See "Protecting Against Electrostatic Discharge" on page 17.
Slide the hard drive out of the computer.
4 Remove the new drive from its packaging.
Save the original packaging for storing or shipping the hard drive.
NOTICE: Use firm and even pressure to slide the drive into place. If you use excessive force,
you may damage the connector.
Insert the drive into the bay, and push the hard drive until it is fully seated in the bay.
6 Replace and tighten the screws.
7 Use the Operating System CD to install the operating system for your computer (see
8 Use the Drivers and Utilities CD to install the drivers and utilities for your computer
(see page 89).