Controller board electronic components are easily damaged by static electricity. Touch a metal surface on the printer before touching any controller board electronic components or connectors.
Access the controller board.
For more information, see Accessing the controller board.
Note: This task requires a flat‑head screwdriver.
Loosen the screws that connect the printer hard disk to the controller board bracket.
Unplug the printer hard disk interface cable from the receptacle in the controller board, leaving the cable attached to the printer hard disk. To unplug the cable, squeeze the paddle at the plug of the interface cable to disengage the latch before pulling the cable out.
Hold the printer hard disk by the edges, and then remove it from the printer.
Close the controller board shield, and then close the access door.