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Remove the front I/O assembly

Use this information to remove the front I/O assembly.

Before removing the front I/O assembly:
  1. Remove the top cover. See Remove the top cover.

  2. If the security bezel is installed, remove it. See Remove the security bezel.

  3. Disconnect the front VGA cable 1, the USB cable 2, and the operator-information-panel cable 3 from the system board.

    Figure 1. Front I/O assembly cable connection
    Front I/O assembly cable connection

To remove the front I/O assembly, complete the following steps:

Watch the procedure

A video of this procedure is available at YouTube.

Figure 2. Front I/O assembly removal
Front I/O assembly removal

  1. Remove the two screws that secure the front I/O assembly.
  2. Remove the front I/O assembly from the chassis.
If you are instructed to return the old front I/O assembly, follow all packaging instructions and use any packaging materials that are provided.