Installing the Hard Drive in the Drive Cage
Remove the 3.5" cage from the case, if it isnt removed already. While we could put the hard drive immediately below the floppy, well skip one bay and place it in the last bay farthest away from the floppy. The extra air space between drives should help with cooling.
Remove the RF shield; or, if the drive sits far enough back, you could just leave the shield in place. It shouldnt matter. The drive itself will act as a shield. Insert the drive into the cage (Figure 80). Then screw the drive to secure it to the 3.5 cage (Figure 81). The back of the drive has connections for the ribbon cable and power connector. Those should point to the inside of the case.
As with the floppy, before screwing in the hard drive, pick up a screw and test it by hand or with very light pressure from the screwdriver. Find three similar screws. Its best to use screws that came with the hard drive.
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