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Power switch removal movie - ThinkCentre A57, M57, M57e, M57p

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  1. To put the system into the service position, first unplug the AC cable.
  2. Press the buttons on the sides of the system and pivot the cover upward as shown.
  3. Then pivot the drive bay assembly upward to access the internal components.
  4. For purposes of this presentation, the cover will be removed.
  5. To remove the multipurpose speaker/fan/power switch/temperature sensor assembly, first disconnect the temperature sensor connector, fan connector, I/O power switch/LED assembly, and speaker connector.
  6. Press the two tabs as shown and lift the assembly out of the chassis.
  7. To remove the power switch assembly from the multipurpose assembly, press the two LED release tabs and remove the two LEDs.
  8. Press the tab as shown, and lift the assembly enough to push the power switch assembly through the hole in the assembly.
  9. Pull the cables through the hole in the assembly and lift it out.
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