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To complete this lab, you may copy and paste the questions to an editable file to answer them, or Download the lab in .doc format.

Please submit this lab to ite-instructors@ciscovision.org upon completion.

3.5.2 Lab: Install the Drives

Introduction

In this lab, you will install the hard disk drive, the optical drive, and the floppy drive.

Accessibility note: Use the same lab recording you used in lab 2.3.4 for module three labs up until 3.9.2. As with 2.3.4 you are welcome to use your own hardware for these labs.

Recommended Equipment

  • Computer case with power supply and motherboard installed
  • Antistatic wrist strap and antistatic mat
  • Tool kit
  • Hard disk drive
  • Hard disk drive screws
  • Floppy drive
  • Floppy drive screws
  • Optical drive
  • Optical drive screws
  • Motherboard manual

Step 1

Align the hard disk drive with the 3.5 inch drive bay.

Slide the hard disk drive into the bay from the inside of the case until the screw holes line up with the holes in the 3.5 inch drive bay.

Secure the hard disk drive to the case using the proper screws.

Step 2

Note: Remove the 5.25 inch cover from one of the 5.25 inch external drive bays if necessary.

Align the optical drive with the 5.25 inch drive bay.

Insert the optical drive into the drive bay from the front of the case until the screw holes line up with the holes in the 5.25 inch drive bay and the front of the optical drive is flush with the front of the case.

Secure the optical drive to the case using the proper screws.

Step 3

Note: Remove the 3.5 inch cover from one of the 3.5 inch external drive bays if necessary.

Align the floppy drive with the 3.5 inch drive bay.

Insert the floppy drive into the drive bay from the front of the case until the screw holes line up with the holes in the 3.5 inch drive bay and the front of the floppy drive is flush with the front of the case.

Secure the floppy drive to the case using the proper screws.

This lab is complete. Please have the instructor verify your work.

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