System board installation movie - ThinkCentre A50, A51, A52, M52, S50, S51

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System board removal movie

To install the system board

  1. Position the system board towards the back of the machine.
  2. Align the tabs on the system board and the ports with the cut-outs in the chassis.
  3. Seat the system board.
  4. Connect the diskette cable.
  5. Connect the IDE cable for the disk and the optical drive.
  6. Here's a closer look at the cut-out for the port, and the slots for the alignment tabs on the system board sled.

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