After Hours

Cracking open the Apple TV

Disconnect the hard drive cable from the main printed circuit board (PCB)

Gently, but firmly, pull up on the hard drive cable's blue pull tab to disconnect the cable from the drive. This tab is a handy feature I wish all hard drive cables had.

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