Remove the M.2 drive
Use this information to remove the M.2 drive.
Before removing the M.2 drive:
If the server is in a rack, remove it from the rack.
Remove any locking device that secures the server cover, such as a Kensington lock or a pad lock.
Remove the server cover (see Remove the server cover).
Obtain a #1 Phillips screwdriver
To remove the M.2 drive, complete the following steps:
- Using a #1 Phillips screwdriver, remove the screw that secures the M.2 drive to the system board.
- Pull the M.2 drive away from the connector at an angle of approximately 30 degrees.Figure 1. M.2 drive removal
After removing the M.2 drive:
If you are instructed to return the defective component, please package the part to prevent any shipping damage. Reuse the packaging the new part arrived in and follow all packaging instructions.