Remove all three screws found under the seals. Author with 8 other contributors. Anything else you could think of? This guide is currently missing some important steps. Single Step Full Guide. To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order. The tricky part is that you need to slide out the hard drive from the metal mount.

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Just clip the cover out with a sharp object.