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PCI adapter installation - ThinkCentre A50, S50

This section provides information and instructions for installing and removing PCI adapters. Your computer has a riser card with two PCI expansion slots.

To install a PCI adapter

  1. Turn off the computer and disconnect the power cord from the electrical outlet and from the computer.
  2. Disconnect all other cables attached to the computer.
  3. Open the cover. See "Cover removal ".
  4. While holding the left rear of the computer chassis down, pull upward on the handle provided to remove the PCI riser including any adapters that are already installed.
    remove PCI rised and adapters
  5. Release the slot cover latch and remove the slot cover for the appropriate expansion slot.
  6. Remove the adapter from its static-protective package.
  7. Install the adapter into the appropriate slot in the PCI riser.
    insert adapter into appropriate slot
  8. Position the adapter-slot-cover latch to retain the adapters.
  9. Reinstall the PCI riser and adapters.
  10. Close the cover. See "Cover installation and connecting the cables".

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