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Lock on bay adapter will not unlock

2012-08-29, 12:51 PM

Hey guys,

 

Just got my W530 and its a great machine except for 2 things. The battery looseness which I have read is normal for one.

 

The other problem is that I cant eject my hard drive bay adapter that came configured with it. The lock position from "lock" to "unlock" will not move and I have used considerable force. Any more and I feared breaking the plastic.

 

Does anyone know any tricks to get this open, is it is just a matter of force? I have seen videos on the net where they open quite easily.

 

Thanks alot.

 

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Re: Lock on bay adapter will not unlock

2012-08-29, 12:54 PM

Did you order the W530 with RAID enabled? If so, there is a screw the hole next to the unlock slider that prevents the slider from accidentally moving.


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Re: Lock on bay adapter will not unlock

2012-08-29, 12:59 PM
Hey thanks for the quick reply, there is a screw there about 1cm away but im unsure if its raid or not.

I will check after work if removing the screw works.

Thanks again.
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Re: Lock on bay adapter will not unlock

2012-08-29, 13:07 PM

If the system came with a second HDD installed, then it was most probably RAID configured.


P53 XEON 2276 BIOS 1.28 OLED UHD 4K Multi-touch display, 96GB RAM, RTX5000, RAID 1, 1TB x 2 Samsung PM981, 1TB PM981, WWAN
P70 XEON 1505, BIOS 2.35, 4k Display, 64GB, M3000M NVIDIA GPU, RAID1 1TB Samsung PM981 PCIe-NVMe SSD x 2, 2x Samsung 850 Pro 1TB SSD. EM7455 WWAN
P1. BIOS 1.25,Xeon Processor, 4k UHD IPS multi-touch display, 32GB, PM981 1TB x 2, RAID1

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Re: Lock on bay adapter will not unlock

2012-08-29, 14:06 PM

Hey Acsm,

 

Here is your user guide:

 

http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/t530_t530i_w530_ug_en.pdf

 

Here is your HMM: Double check the steps your taking to remove the bay adpator

 

http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/0b48474.pdf

 

Best Regards,

 

Hiro

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Re: Lock on bay adapter will not unlock

2012-08-29, 14:28 PM

Thank You, very helpful.

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Re: Lock on bay adapter will not unlock

2012-08-29, 14:40 PM

Hey Acsm,

 

No Problem if you have any other questions or these steps do not solve your issue please come back and we will be more then happy to help you out.

 

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Re: Lock on bay adapter will not unlock

2012-08-29, 14:57 PM

wrote:

If the system came with a second HDD installed, then it was most probably RAID configured.


The User Guide does not call out the possible presence of the security screw which prevent the unlocking of the bay adapter.


P53 XEON 2276 BIOS 1.28 OLED UHD 4K Multi-touch display, 96GB RAM, RTX5000, RAID 1, 1TB x 2 Samsung PM981, 1TB PM981, WWAN
P70 XEON 1505, BIOS 2.35, 4k Display, 64GB, M3000M NVIDIA GPU, RAID1 1TB Samsung PM981 PCIe-NVMe SSD x 2, 2x Samsung 850 Pro 1TB SSD. EM7455 WWAN
P1. BIOS 1.25,Xeon Processor, 4k UHD IPS multi-touch display, 32GB, PM981 1TB x 2, RAID1

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