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Adapter card removal and installation - ThinkStation S10 (type 6423 and 6483)

  1. Turn off the computer and allow the computer to cool for 3-5 minutes.
  2. Open the computer cover. See "Cover removal".
  3. Unlatch and open the card retainer 1.

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  1. Take note of the location of all cable connections on the adapter card. It will be necessary to reconnect them properly when installing a new card.
  2. Disconnect all cables connected to the adapter card. See "Locating system board connectors and components".
  3. Some models have:
  • A screw installed in the adapter bracket, remove this screw.
  • An additional retention feature located on the card guide end. Push the retention feature toward the front of the chassis before removing the adapter card.
  1. Release the card support retaining latches. Grasp the adapter card and pull the card out of the slot.

Note: The card is a tight fit, so it might be necessary to remove each side a little at a time until the card is removed from the card slot.

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  1. Reverse this procedure to install the card, and then proceed to step 9.
  2. Go to "Completing the FRU replacement".
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