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Replacing a hard drive in a Compaq Presario 5008US

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October 17, 2011 4:31:40 AM

I have the side of the tower case off but am clueless on how to remove the hardrive..?

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Mke
October 21, 2011 3:41:37 AM

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The hard disk is inside the metal enclosure next to the motherboard. Look for a SATA cable plugged into the motherboard at one end, and the other end into the hard drive. It will also have a SATA power connector that looks like this (black end) - http://www.google.com/products/catalog?q=SATA+power+con...
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