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Dell Precision Tower 3420 Owner's Manual

Removing the hard drive assembly

  1. Follow the procedure inBefore Working Inside Your Computer.
  2. Remove the cover.
  3. To release the hard drive assembly:
    1. Disconnect the data cables from the hard drives [1].
    2. Lift the hard drive assembly away from the computer [2].
    Figure displaying removing the hard drive from the bracket.
  4. To remove the hard drive bracket:
    1. Pull one side of the hard drive bracket to disengage the pins on the bracket from the slots on the hard drive [1].
    2. Lift the hard drive out of the hard drive bracket [2].
    Figure displaying removing the hard drive from its bracket.
  5. Repeat steps 3 to remove the additional hard drive (if available).

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