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Removing the DVD drive cable

Use this information to remove the DVD drive cable.

Read the safety information in Safety and Installation guidelines.

If you are replacing a server component in the server, you need to turn off the server and peripheral devices, and disconnect the power cords and all external cables.

To remove the DVD drive cable, complete the following steps:

  1. Remove the cover (see Removing the cover).
  2. Remove the air baffle if installed (see Removing the air baffle).
  3. Pull out the cable from the optical drive cage connector.

  4. Disengage the cable from any cable tie or cable clip.

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