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Gateway DS PROFILE 4 XL need to remove hard drive

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  • gloriamex1 Nov 01, 2008

    Gateway DS PROFILE 4 XL
    The screen went blank. I am trying to remove the hard drive. This model is all in one, the CPU is part of the monitor.

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I understand and have worked on this model. This is essentially a notebook on a stand. The hard drive bay is behind the lcd panel and held in place by one solitary screw. Remove the little screw and carefully pull to dislodge and then pull out. The hard drive is screwed onto this slip into place mold. It needs to have four very small screws removed and then you can replace with the replacement and insert that into the back.

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Hello GLoria Mex1,

Gloria if i am righ, you are talking about a laptop right?
I am not sure when you say the harddrive is attachedto the monitor, it shouldnt be, anyway chek this out:

To remove the Harddrive from a laptop click here to see a deiatled guide on how to do it.

Good luck,
Dahaka

Posted on Nov 01, 2008

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    Santiago Vallejo Nov 01, 2008

    If it is a desktop, please let me know


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To remove the harddrive from your desktop computer

1.unplug
2.open the pc case
3.disconnect ide harddrive cable from the hard drive
4.disconnect power cable from harddrive
5.unscrew the hard drive
6. take the hard drive out.,

Posted on Nov 01, 2008

  • Ekse Nov 01, 2008




    here you can see the hard drive and the cables on it.

  • Ekse Nov 01, 2008

    Please post the model details or serial number, anything you can find on the computer so I can get you better instructions.



    Thanks,

    Ekse

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