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KB450141 – Replacing Boot Drive Procedure

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This article details the process of replacing boot drives within a 45Drives Unit


  1. Shut down the unit you are replacing the drives in and unplug the power.
  2. Open the back of your unit with a Phillips screwdriver.

    1. Unplug the power and and SATA cables from the boot drives.

    1. Unscrew the boot drive bracket from the back of the unit.

    1. Detach the bracket from the boot drives.

    1. Attach the bracket to the new boot drives.

    1. Screw the bracket with the new boot drives in it to the back of the unit.

    1. Reconnect the power and SATA cables to the new boot drives. The SATA cable with the black dot on it is SATA0 and the drive that connects to will have a 1 on it (F1, C1, U1, or D1)

  1. Close up the back panel.
  2. Plug the unit back in and power it up.
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