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Remove the TPM card

Use this information to remove the TPM card.

Before removing the TPM card:
  1. If the server is in a rack, remove it from the rack.

  2. Remove any locking device that secures the server cover, such as a Kensington lock or a pad lock.

  3. Remove the server cover (see Remove the server cover).

To remove the TPM card, complete the following step:

  1. Locate the TPM card connector on the system board (see System board components).
  2. Carefully hold the TPM card by its edges; then, gently press on the latch, and lift it from the system board.
    Figure 1. TPM card removal
    TPM card removal

    Your TPM card might look slightly different from the illustration.

After removing the TPM card:

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.

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube