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hi everyone, I'm in the middle of replacing my harddrive and all the screws have been removed. but the harddrive bracket is not coming out, any ideas?? thx in advance~

just got it out, now I'm onto the backplate. all the screws r u but some section is not letting loose, any ideas?

Edited by Crayons - 7/30/11 at 10:01pm
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have you tried sliding the drive? it looks to me me like you have to slide it away from the sata connectors.
    
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Originally Posted by AddictedGamer93 View Post
have you tried sliding the drive? it looks to me me like you have to slide it away from the sata connectors.
I agree with this. That metal plate 'should' slide to one side, and then the whole works (bracket and drive) should come out.
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More likely than not, the screw heads holding the drive into the bracket fit into slots on the sides of the HD compartment, which is why you can lift it up. This design helps prevent damage to the sata connections on the motherboard, in case the cover somehow comes off.

Edit: Are you completely taking this thing apart?
Edited by AddictedGamer93 - 7/30/11 at 10:15pm
    
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