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Remove the front I/O module

Follow instructions in this section to remove the front I/O module.

About this task



  1. Make preparation for this task.
    1. Remove the top cover. See Remove the top cover.
    2. (SXM5 GPU Model only) Depending on the configuration, disconnect the power cable from the CX-7 carrier board (connected to the power connector 1) or the SXM5 PCIe switch board.
  2. Disconnect the front USB, video and external diagnostics handset cables of the front I/O module from their respective connectors on the system board assembly. See System-board-assembly connectors for more details.
  3. Remove the front I/O module.
    1. Remove the front I/O module retention screw.
    2. Lift the front I/O module out of the chassis.
    Figure 1. Front I/O module removal
    Front I/O module removal

After you finish

If you are instructed to return the component or optional device, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube