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Removing an adapter

Use this information to remove an adapter.

To remove an adapter, complete the following steps:

  1. Read the safety information that begins on Safety and Installation guidelines.
  2. Turn off the server and peripheral devices and disconnect all power cords; then, remove the cover (see Removing the cover).
  3. Disconnect any cables from the adapter. For PCI riser-card assembly 2, push the latch to easily release the network cable, as shown in the following illustration.
    Figure 1. Cable removal
    Cable removal
  4. Grasp the PCI riser-card assembly at the blue tabs and lift to remove the PCI riser-card assembly.
  5. Place the PCI riser-card assembly on a flat and static-protective surface.
  6. Carefully grasp the adapter by its top edge or upper corners, and pull the adapter from the PCI riser-card assembly.
    Figure 2. Adapter removal
    Adapter removal

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