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Remove a 2.5-inch hot-swap drive

Use this procedure to remove a 2.5-inch drive.

Before removing a 2.5-inch drive:

  1. Read the safety information and installation guidelines (see Safety and Installation Guidelines).

To remove a 2.5-inch drive, complete the following steps:

  1. Gently rotate the release latch away to unlock the drive handle.
    Figure 1. Drive removal

  2. Grasp the handle and pull the drive out of the drive bay.

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.

Demo video

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