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Hard Drive

Dell™ OptiPlex™ 780 Service Manual—Mini-Tower

WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at

Removing the Hard Drive

  1. Follow the procedures in Before Working Inside Your Computer.
  2. Remove the drive cover.
  3. Disconnect the data cable from the hard drive.

  1. Disconnect the power cable from the hard drive.

  1. Press in on the blue release tabs on each side of the hard drive.

  1. Slide the hard drive out of the computer.

Replacing the Hard Drive

To replace the hard drive, perform the above steps in reverse order.

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