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Installing a Primary IDE Hard Drive

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Insert the Drive in the Case
Fasten the Drive to the Drive Cage

Fasten the Drive to the Drive Cage

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It is now time to slide the drive into the case. For hard drives, typically there is a drive cage that hold them. If the cage can be removed from the case, do this now to make installation easier. To install it, simply slide the drive into a slot until the mounting holes on the cage match the drive. Fasten the drive to the cage with screws.

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