Remove a 2.5-inch hot-swap drive
Follow instructions in this section to remove a 2.5-inch hot-swap drive.
About this task
Go over Installation Guidelines to ensure that you work safely.
- Remove the security bezel (see Remove the security bezel).
- Gently rotate the release latch away to unlock the drive handle.Figure 1. Removing a 2.5-inch drive
- Grasp and pull the handle to remove the drive from the drive bay.
After this task is completed
- Install a replacement unit or filler (see Install a 2.5-inch hot-swap drive).
If you are instructed to return the component or optional device, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.