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Accessing system board components and drives - ThinkCentre A50, S50

To access some components on the system board such as memory, the battery, and the Clear CMOS/BIOS recovery jumper, you might need to rotate the drives upward. You can also use this procedure to access the drives when updating to different or higher capacity drives.

To access system board components or drives

  1. Turn off the computer.
  2. Open the cover. See "Removing the cover".
  3. Rotate the drives upward as illustrated.
    NOTE: Make sure you note the location of any cables that you disconnect from the drives or the system board.
    rotate drive bay assembly upwards
  4. If any PCI adapters are installed, remove the PCI riser and adapter cards. Do not remove any adapters from the riser card. See "Installing PCI adapters".
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