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Computer Hard Disc and DVD ROM Installation Procedure

Updated on March 10, 2010

Computer Hard Disc Installation

After buying your Computer Hard Disc and DVD ROM you need to follow some procedure during the installation. Below are some of the computer hard drive installation procedure that you need to follow

  • Shut down the computer and disconnect Computer from the power source
  • Disconnect other devices including preipheral dvices from the Computer System Unit
  • Observe ESD precaution i.e. ensuring that you are static free by use of ESD tool eg wrist wrap
  • Ensure that you have all the required tools for Computer hard disc installation
  • Unscrew and remove the Computer Case
  • Locate an empty Hard disc/DVD Rom Drive bay

Computer Hard Disc

  • Insert the Hard disc drive in the bay with proper orientation i.e. faceplate facing outside
  • Fix the drive in the bay using the screw
  • Do the necessary cabling by connecting the drive to power by use of berg connector and using the 72 pin ribbon cable connect the end of the cable next to the twist  to Hard Disc drive and the other end to the Hard Disc controller through 72 pins on the Hard drive controller either on the pad board or motherboard

After that return the computer case, connect other devices and power the system on and start your computer and configure the hard drives by doing hard disc formating. Check on the other hub on the formating the drive


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      save my system 7 years ago from United Kingdom - London

      Hard disk installation is crucial part. Make sure you properly disconnected all the electric supplies and then start installation procedure. Place the plug at correct position and fix it properly.