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Mini PCI Express Card removal and installation - 3000 V100

Attention: During electrical storms, do not connect the cable to or disconnect it from the telephone outlet on the wall.

Electric current from power, telephone, and communication cables is hazardous. To avoid shock hazard, disconnect the cables before opening the cover of this slot.

To replace the Mini PCI Express Card:
Attention: Before you start installing a PCI Express Mini Card, touch a metal table or a grounded metal object. This action reduces any static electricity from your body. The static electricity could damage the card.

  1. Turn off the system; then disconnect the ac adapter and all cables from the system. Wait for a few minutes, until the inside of the system cools, before you start the following procedures.
  2. Close the system display, and turn the system over.
  3. Remove the battery.
  4. Remove the two screws (1), and remove the cover (2).
    Remove cover

  5. Remove the two screws (3). The card pops up (4).
    Remove two screws

  6. If a tool for removing connectors is included in the package with the new card, use it to disconnect the cables from the card (5). If no such tool is included, disconnect the cables from the card (5) by picking up the connectors with your fingers and gently unplugging them. Then remove the card (6).
    Remove cables

  7. Align the contact edge of the new PCI Express Mini Card with the corresponding socket contact of the computer (1). Connect the cables to the new PCI Express Mini Card (2).
    Connect cables to new card

  8. Pivot the card until you can snap it into place by pressing the upper side of the connectors (3). Secure the card with the two screws (4).
    Pivot card and secure
  9. Reinstall the cover by aligning the front side of the cover first (5), and closing the cover (6). Then tighten the two screws (7).
    Install cover
  10. Reinstall the battery.
  11. Turn the system over again. Connect the ac adapter and cables to the system; and then turn it on.
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