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Cover removal and installation - ThinkCentre M57 (type 6068, 6074, 9172, 6008) / M57p (type 9087, 9193, 9018, 9012)

Important: Turn off your computer and wait 3 to 5 minutes to let the computer cool before removing the computer cover.

To remove the computer cover:

  1. Remove any media (diskettes, CDs, or tapes) from the drives, shut down the operating system, and turn off all attached devices.
  2. Unplug all power cords from electrical outlets.
  3. Disconnect all cables attached to the computer. This includes power cords, input/output (I/O) cables, and any other cables that are connected to the computer.
  4. Remove any locking devices such as a padlock that secure the cover.
  5. If the cover is secured with thumbscrews, remove them.
  6. Press the button near the front of the computer cover and slide the cover to the rear.

Cover removal

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