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Adjust the retainer on the M.2 boot adapter

Use this information to adjust the retainer on the M.2 boot adapter.

About this task

Sometimes you need to adjust the M.2 drive retainer to a correct keyhole that can accommodate the particular size of the M.2 drive you wish to install.


Figure 1. M.2 retainer adjustment
Adjust the M.2 retainer.

Adjust the M.2 retainer.
  1. Press both sides of the retainer.
  2. Move the retainer forward until it is in the large opening of the keyhole.
  3. Take the retainer out of the keyhole; then, insert the retainer into the correct keyhole.
  4. Press both sides of the retainer.
  5. Slide the retainer backwards (toward the small opening of the keyhole) until it is seated in place.

After you finish

  1. Install an M.2 drive. See Install an M.2 drive.
  2. 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