Removing and Replacing Drives

Removing and Replacing Drives
Upgrading and Servicing Guide
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Table of Contents
Safety Information......................................................................... 1
Opening and Closing the PC........................................................... 1
Preparing the PC ......................................................................................1
Before Opening the PC .............................................................................1
After Closing the PC..................................................................................2
Removing the Side Panel ...........................................................................2
Replacing the Side Panel ...........................................................................2
Removing the Front Panel...........................................................................3
Replacing the Front Panel ..........................................................................3
Locating Components Inside the PC ............................................................4
Removing and Replacing Drives..................................................... 4
Removing an Optical Drive ........................................................................5
Replacing or Adding an Optical Drive ........................................................5
Removing a Memory Card Reader or a Diskette (Floppy) Drive ......................6
Installing a Memory Card Reader or a Diskette (Floppy) Drive .......................7
Removing a Hard Disk Drive ......................................................................8
Replacing a Hard Disk Drive ....................................................................11
Installing a Second Hard Disk Drive ..........................................................12
Removing a Second Hard Disk Drive.........................................................15
Adding Memory .......................................................................... 16
Removing a Memory Module ...................................................................16
Installing a Memory Module ....................................................................16
Removing or Installing an Add-in Card ........................................ 17
Removing an Add-in Card .......................................................................17
Installing an Add-in Card.........................................................................18
Replacing the Battery .................................................................. 18
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Safety Information
This product has not been evaluated for connection
to an “IT” power system (an AC distribution system
with no direct connection to earth, according to
IEC 60950).
WARNING: Please read “Safety
Information” in the beginning of the
User’s Guide before installing and
connecting your system to the electrical
power system.
The Upgrading and Servicing Guide provides
instructions on how to remove and replace hardware
components of your PC.
Opening and Closing the PC
Preparing the PC
Before you upgrade any component in your PC, you
need to prepare the PC so that you can safely handle
it and the components.
Read the following items before attempting to upgrade
or service the PC.
• These procedures assume familiarity with the
general terminology associated with personal
computers and with the safety practices and
regulatory compliance required for using and
modifying electronic equipment.
• Write down and save the system model and serial
numbers, all installed options and other information
about the system. It will be easier to consult this
information than to open up and examine the PC.
• HP recommends that you use an antistatic wrist
strap and a conductive foam pad when working on
the system.
WARNING: Always disconnect the modem
cable from the telephone system, and
then disconnect the PC from the power
source before removing the front and side
panels of the PC. Failure to do so before
you open the PC, or do any procedures,
can result in personal injury or equipment
damage.
Before Opening the PC
To avoid injury and equipment damage, always
follow this procedure in this order before opening
the PC:
1 Remove any diskette or optical disc (CD or DVD)
from the PC.
2 Click the Start button, and then click Turn Off
Computer. Click Turn Off.
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3 Disconnect the modem/telephone cable, if present.
WARNING: To reduce the risk of personal
injury from electrical shock or hot
surfaces, disconnect the power cable from
the wall outlet, and allow the internal
system components to cool before
touching.
4 Disconnect the power cable from the electrical
outlet, and then from the PC.
5 Disconnect all other attached cables (such as the
keyboard, mouse, and monitor) and all external
devices.
CAUTION: Static electricity can damage
the electronic components of the PC or
optional equipment. Ensure that you are
discharged of static electricity by briefly
touching a grounded metal object.
Removing the Side Panel
1 See “Before Opening the
PC” on page 1.
2 Loosen the two
thumbscrews on the right
side of the back panel.
The first time you loosen
these screws, you may
need to use a Phillips
screwdriver.
WARNING:
Beware of sharp
edges inside the
chassis.
3 Slide the panel back about 2.5 cm (1 inch), lift it
off the unit, and set it aside.
NOTE: You do not need to remove the other side
After Closing the PC
panel to replace the hardware listed in this guide.
To avoid injury and equipment damage, always
follow this procedure in this order after closing the PC:
Replacing the Side Panel
1 Reconnect the power cable.
WARNING: To reduce the risk of electrical
shock, fire, or damage to the equipment,
do not plug telecommunications or
telephone connectors into the network
interface card (NIC) (labelled as an
Ethernet connector).
2 Reconnect the modem/telephone cable and all
other attached cables (such as the keyboard,
mouse, and monitor) and external devices.
3 Turn on the PC and all peripherals.
4 If you installed an add-in card, install any software
drivers supplied by the card manufacturer.
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1 Align the notches inside
the side panel with the
holes on the chassis
frame.
2 Slide the side panel
forward on the frame until
it locks into place, and
then tighten the
thumbscrews on the side
panel.
3 See “After Closing the
PC” on page 2.
Removing the Front Panel
Replacing the Front Panel
This procedure is necessary only when removing or
replacing an optical drive, a memory card reader or
a diskette drive.
1 Place the chassis upright, and then align the bottom
of the front panel with the ridge on the bottom of
the chassis.
Or
Slide the bottom of the front panel under the bottom
of the chassis, making sure the tab on the bottom of
the front panel is inserted into the slot on the bottom
of the chassis.
2 Guide the three small tabs (B) on each side of the
front panel into the correct holes until the panel
snaps into place.
1 Remove the side panel. See “Removing the Side
Panel” on page 2.
2 Unlock or pull back the front panel release tab (A),
located at the bottom of the front panel. Pull the tab
all the way back. The arrow mark on the chassis
points to unlock when the tab is in the unlock
position.
B
A
3 Locate the three small tabs (B) attached to the front
panel on the side of the chassis. Press each tab
away from the center of the chassis. Press the top,
the middle and the bottom tab, and then gently
remove the front panel.
B
A
3 Lock the front panel release tab (A) by pushing it
forward. The arrow mark on the chassis points to
lock when the tab is in the lock position.
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Locating Components Inside the PC
A
Upper optical drive bay, may be a CD-ROM,
CD-RW, DVD-ROM, DVD+RW or combination
drive
B
Lower optical drive bay, may be empty (blank
plate) or a CD-ROM, CD-RW, DVD-ROM,
DVD+RW or combination drive
C
Diskette (floppy) drive (select models)
D
Memory card reader (select models)
E
Hard disk drive with an expansion bay for
second hard disk drive (select models)
F
Hard disk drive or an expansion bay for
second hard disk drive (select models)
NOTE: If your PC comes with a cage around your
hard disk drive, (E) is the primary hard disk drive, and
(F) is an expansion bay for a second hard disk drive.
If your PC does not come with this cage, (F) is your
primary hard disk drive.
Removing and
Replacing Drives
Your PC includes several drives that you can replace
or upgrade. See “Locating Components Inside the PC”
on page 4.
CAUTION: Back up your personal files on
the hard disk drive to an external storage
device, such as a CD, before removing the
hard disk drive. Failure to do so will
result in data loss. After replacing the
hard disk drive, you need to run System
Recovery using the recovery discs to load
the factory-installed files. See the User’s
Guide for details about the recovery
procedure.
You can add an optical drive to an empty lower
optical bay.
IMPORTANT: Before adding a new optical drive,
make sure that it is compatible with the Microsoft ®
Windows® XP operating system. Also, make sure you
have the correct software and drivers for the optical
drive to work with the operating system.
You can replace the (primary) hard disk drive or install
a second hard disk drive in the PC.
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Removing an Optical Drive
1 Complete the procedures to prepare the PC and to
remove the side panel. See “Opening and Closing
the PC” on page 1.
2 Remove the front panel. See “Removing the Front
Panel” on page 3.
3 Gently lay the PC on its side.
Replacing or Adding
an Optical Drive
1 Complete the procedures to prepare the PC and to
remove the side panel. See “Opening and Closing
the PC” on page 1.
2 Remove the front panel. See “Removing the Front
Panel” on page 3.
3 If your optical drive bay is empty, remove the
drive cover by pressing the tabs on each side of the
drive cover, and then pulling it toward you and out
of the PC.
4 Slide the new optical drive through the front of the
PC. Don’t slide the drive in all the way; you need
room to attach the cables.
4 Lift the plastic tab (C) on the side of the optical
drive you want to remove. Push the drive partway
out through the front of the PC (D).
NOTE: You do not need to remove the screws
on the side of the optical drive to remove it from
the PC.
5 Make a note of the location of each cable and
plug, attached to the back of the optical drive you
want to replace, before removing the cables.
6 Disconnect the power cable and data cable from
the back of the optical drive, using a gentle rocking
motion. Disconnect the sound cable, if present.
7 Pull the drive out through the front of the PC (D).
5 Connect the power cable and data cable to the
back of the optical drive. Some drive models may
have a sound cable. If so, connect the sound cable.
6 Push the optical drive all the way in through the
front of the PC until it snaps into place (D).
7 Replace the front panel. See “Replacing the Front
Panel” on page 3.
8 Complete the procedures to replace the side panel,
and to close the PC. See “Opening and Closing the
PC” on page 1.
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Removing a Memory Card Reader
or a Diskette (Floppy) Drive
5 Remove the screw from the side of the drive cage to
remove the memory card reader or the diskette
drive.
Your PC has a drive cage that can hold a memory
card reader and a diskette drive. You can replace
either of these drives if they are included with your
model.
The PC may have a fixed or a removable drive cage
that holds the memory card reader and the diskette
drive. If the drive cage is fixed, follow the first set of
instructions, “To remove a drive (with a fixed drive
cage) (select models)” on page 6. If the drive cage is
removable, follow the second set of instructions, “To
remove a drive (with a removable drive cage) (select
models)” on page 6.
To ensure that the drive fits properly into the PC, be
sure to purchase the replacement diskette drive from
HP. Refer to the Warranty and Support Guide for
contact information.
To remove a drive
(with a fixed drive cage)
(select models)
1 Complete the procedures to prepare the PC, and to
remove the side panel. See “Opening and Closing
the PC” on page 1.
2 Remove the front panel. See “Removing the Front
Panel” on page 3.
3 Gently lay the PC on its side.
4 Make a note of each cable attached to the drive
you want to replace.
6 Remove the cables attached to the back of the drive
in the drive cage.
7 Push the memory card reader or the diskette drive
towards the front of the PC, and pull the drive out
through the front of PC.
To remove a drive
(with a removable drive cage)
(select models)
1 Complete the procedures to prepare the PC, and to
remove the side panel. See “Opening and Closing
the PC” on page 1.
2 Gently lay the PC on its side.
3 Make a note of each cable attached to the drives.
4 Push down on the drive cage release tab (E).
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5 Hold the release tab down as you pull the cage
towards the back of the chassis, and then lift it
out (F). Removing the drive cage provides more
space to remove the cables.
Installing a Memory Card Reader
or a Diskette (Floppy) Drive
The PC may have a fixed or a removable drive cage
that holds the memory card reader and the diskette
drive. If the drive cage is fixed, follow the first set of
instructions, “To install a drive (with a fixed drive
cage) (select models)” on page 7. If the drive cage is
removable, follow the second set of instructions, “To
install a drive (with a removable drive cage) (select
models)” on page 8.
To install a drive
(with a fixed drive cage)
(select models)
1 See “Removing a Memory Card Reader or the
Diskette (Floppy) Drive” on page 6.
Or
Remove the faceplate of the drive bay.
2 Slide the drive inside of the drive cage through the
front of the PC. Make sure the connectors face
toward the back.
6 Remove the cables attached to the back of the
drives in the drive cage.
7 Remove the screw from each side of the drive cage
to remove the memory card reader.
Or
Remove the screw from each side of the drive cage
to remove the diskette drive.
8 Pull the drive out through the front of the
drive cage.
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3 Attach the cables to the drive you are installing.
4 Insert the screw to secure the drive you are
installing to the drive cage.
5 Replace the front panel. See “Replacing the Front
Panel” on page 3.
6 Complete the procedures to replace the side panel,
and to close the PC. See “Opening and Closing the
PC” on page 1.
5 Pull the drive cage release tab (E) back. Align the
four holes on the top of the drive cage with the four
hooks (G) on the bottom of the optical drive
bracket. Slide the drive cage so that the hooks go
into the holes on the drive cage, and then push the
drive cage forward until it snaps into place.
To install a drive
(with a removable drive cage)
(select models)
1 To remove the drive or the drive cage when you
are adding a drive, see “To remove a drive (with
a removable drive cage) (select models)” on
page 6.
2 If you are adding a drive, remove the faceplate of
the drive bay.
3 Slide the replacement drive into the drive cage until
the two screw holes on each side are aligned.
4 Insert the screws on each side of the drive cage.
6 Connect the cable to the back of the drives.
7 Complete the procedures to replace the side panel,
and to close the PC. See “Opening and Closing the
PC” on page 1.
Removing a Hard Disk Drive
The hard disk drive is preloaded with the system
recovery partition of your PC.
One of two types of hard disk drive is installed in your
PC: a Serial ATA (advanced technology attachment)
drive that uses a narrow data cable, or a Parallel ATA
drive that uses a wide data cable.
The hard disk drive of your PC may be located inside
a cage. If it is, follow the first set of instructions,
“To remove a hard disk drive (with a hard disk drive
cage)” on page 9. If your hard disk drive is not
located inside a cage, follow the second set of
instructions, “To remove a hard disk drive (without
a hard disk drive cage)” on page 10.
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To remove a hard disk drive
(with a hard disk drive cage)
(select models)
1 Complete the procedures to prepare the PC, and to
remove the side panel. See “Opening and Closing
the PC” on page 1.
2 Gently lay the PC on its side.
3 Make a note of each cable attached to the hard
disk drive before removing the cables.
4 Remove the power and data cables from the back
of the hard disk drive. For Serial ATA hard disk
drive cables, press the latch (1) (select models only)
in the center of each plug and pull the plug (2)
from the drive connector. For Parallel ATA hard disk
drive cables, use a gentle rocking motion to free the
plugs.
Disconnecting the Parallel ATA hard disk drive
data cable
5 Push the release tab attached to the hard disk drive
bracket (H) until it is unlocked. Gently push the
hard disk drive in the same direction, and then pull
it out of the hard disk drive bracket (J).
Disconnecting the Serial ATA hard disk drive
cables
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To remove a hard disk drive
(without a hard disk drive cage)
(select models)
1 Complete the procedures to prepare the PC, and to
remove the side panel. See “Opening and Closing
the PC” on page 1.
2 Remove the front panel. See “Removing the Front
Panel” on page 3.
3 Gently lay the PC on its side.
4 Remove the four screws from the front of the chassis
that secure the hard disk drive. Lift the hard disk
drive out of the chassis.
6 Remove the power and data cables from the back
of the hard disk drive. For Serial ATA hard disk
drive cables, press the latch (1) (select models only)
in the center of each plug and pull the plug (2)
from the drive connector. For Parallel ATA hard disk
drive cables, use a gentle rocking motion to free the
plugs.
Disconnecting the Serial ATA hard disk drive
cables
5 Make a note of each cable attached to the hard
disk drive before removing the cables.
Disconnecting the Parallel ATA hard disk drive
data cable
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Replacing a Hard Disk Drive
The hard disk drive of your PC may be located inside
a cage. If it is, follow the first set of instructions,
“To replace a hard disk drive (with a hard disk drive
cage)” on page 11. If your hard disk drive is not
located inside a cage, follow the second set of
instructions, “To replace a hard disk drive (without
a hard disk drive cage)” on page 12.
To replace a hard disk drive
(with a hard disk drive cage)
1 Make sure the release tab on the hard disk drive
bracket is in the unlocked position before you insert
the new hard disk drive.
2 Connect the power and data cables to the back of
the hard disk drive.
Connecting the Parallel ATA hard disk drive
data cable
3 Align the two screws on the top and two screws on
the bottom of the replacement hard disk drive with
the screw head tracks on the top and bottom of the
hard disk drive bracket. Slide the hard disk drive
until it snaps into place (K).
Connecting the Serial ATA hard disk drive
cables
WARNING: For Parallel ATA drives,
connect the data IDE cable end labelled
Master to the primary hard disk drive. If
you have a second hard disk drive,
connect the data IDE cable plug labelled
Slave to the second hard disk drive. If the
IDE cable is not connected correctly, the PC
will not be able to locate the hard disk
drives and data may be lost.
4 Push the release tab on the top of the hard disk
drive bracket into the locked position (L).
5 Complete the procedures to replace the side panel,
and to close the PC. See “Opening and Closing the
PC” on page 1.
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To replace a hard disk drive
(without a hard disk drive cage)
1 Connect the power and data cables to the back of
the hard disk drive. For a Parallel ATA hard disk
drive, connect the data IDE cable end labelled
Master to the drive.
2 Place the hard disk drive inside the chassis. Align
the drive with the four screw holes on the front of
the PC to secure the hard disk drive. Insert and
tighten the screws.
Connecting the Serial ATA hard disk drive
cables
3 Connect the other end of the IDE cable to the
motherboard.
4 Replace the front panel. See “Replacing the Front
Panel” on page 3.
5 Complete the procedures to replace the side panel,
and to close the PC. See “Opening and Closing the
PC” on page 1.
Installing a Second
Hard Disk Drive
Connecting the Parallel ATA hard disk drive
data cable
Some PC models may have an empty bay to add a
second hard disk drive. You must provide the drive
and four 6/32 x ¼-inch screws to secure the drive to
the chassis.
NOTE: If your PC does not include a cage around the
hard disk drive and you want to install a second hard
disk drive, please contact Customer-replaceable Parts
Service, which is available in some countries/regions.
For contact information, refer to the Warranty and
Support Guide. If your PC does include a cage
around the hard disk drive, use the following
instructions.
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1 Complete the procedures to prepare the PC, and to
remove the side panel. See “Opening and Closing
the PC” on page 1.
2 Remove the front panel. See “Removing the Front
Panel” on page 3.
3 Gently lay the PC on its side.
4 If you are also removing the hard disk drive, see
“Removing a Hard Disk Drive” on page 8.
WARNING: For Parallel ATA drives,
connect the data IDE cable end labelled
Master to the primary hard disk drive;
connect the data IDE cable plug labelled
Slave to the second hard disk drive. If the
IDE cable is not connected correctly, the PC
will not be able to locate the hard disk
drives and data may be lost.
NOTE: You do not need to remove the hard disk
drive from the bracket when installing a second
hard disk drive.
5 Remove the two screws on the hard disk drive
bracket (N).
Connecting the Serial ATA hard disk drive
cables
6 Slide the bracket away from the bottom of
the chassis, and then pull it up and out of the
chassis (O).
7 Connect the power and data cables to the back of
the second hard disk drive. For a Parallel ATA hard
disk drive, connect the data IDE cable end labelled
Slave to the drive.
Connecting the Parallel ATA hard disk drive
data cable
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8 Place the second hard disk drive inside the chassis,
and align it with the screw holes (P) on the front of
the chassis. Use four regular 6/32 x ¼-inch screws
(not included) to secure the hard disk drive to the
front of the PC. Tighten the screws from the front of
the PC chassis into the drive.
9 Place the hard disk drive bracket over the new
second hard disk drive, align the four tabs with the
holes on the front of the chassis, and then slide the
bracket toward the bottom of the chassis until it
snaps into place (Q).
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10 Insert the two screws into the hard disk drive
bracket (R).
11 Replace the hard disk drive. See “Replacing a Hard
Disk Drive” on page 11.
12 Connect the end of the data cable to the
motherboard:
• For Serial ATA drives, plug the free end of the
narrow data cable from the second hard disk
drive to the motherboard connector labelled
SATA2 and the narrow data cable from the
primary hard disk drive plugs to the
motherboard connector labelled SATA1.
• For Parallel ATA drives, connect the data
IDE cable labelled To CPU to the motherboard
connector Primary.
13 Replace the front panel. See “Replacing the Front
Panel” on page 3.
14 Complete the procedures to replace the side panel,
and to close the PC. See “Opening and Closing the
PC” on page 1.
Removing a Second
Hard Disk Drive
1 Complete the procedures to prepare the PC, and to
remove the side panel. See “Opening and Closing
the PC” on page 1.
2 Remove the front panel. See “Removing the Front
Panel” on page 3.
3 Gently lay the PC on its side.
4 See “Removing a Hard Disk Drive” on page 8.
8 Make a note of each cable attached to the second
hard disk drive before removing the cables.
9 Remove the power and data cables from the back
of the second hard disk drive. For Serial ATA hard
disk drive cables, press the latch (1) (select models
only) in the center of each plug, and pull the plug
(2) from the drive connector. For Parallel ATA hard
disk drive cables, use a gentle rocking motion to
free the plugs.
NOTE: You do not need to remove the hard disk
drive from the bracket when removing a second
hard disk drive.
5 Remove the two screws on the hard disk drive
bracket (N).
Disconnecting the Serial ATA hard disk drive
cables
6 Slide the bracket away from the bottom of the
chassis (O), and then pull it up and out of the
chassis.
7 Remove the four screws on the front of the chassis
to release the second hard disk drive from the front
of the chassis (P). Lift the second hard disk drive out
of the chassis.
Disconnecting the Parallel ATA hard disk drive
data cable
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Adding Memory
The motherboard contains sockets for DDR DIMMs
(double data rate dual in-line memory modules). The
exact number of sockets depends on which model
you have.
5 Push down the two retaining clips on the ends of
the socket until the memory module pops out of the
socket.
6 Hold the memory module by its edges only, as you
lift it away from the socket. Store it in its antistatic
packaging.
To determine which type of memory module your
PC uses, and for specific memory module information
and specifications, go to the Web site listed in your
Warranty and Support Guide and click the
Support link.
WARNING: Using the wrong type of
memory module could damage the
system.
Removing a Memory Module
1 Complete the procedures to prepare the PC and
remove the side panel. See “Opening and Closing
the PC” on page 1.
2 Gently lay the PC on its side.
3 Locate the memory sockets on the motherboard.
CAUTION: When handling a memory
module, be careful not to touch any of the
contacts. Doing so may damage the
module.
4 Move any cabling out of the way, if necessary.
WARNING: Do not pull the memory
module out of the socket. Use the
retaining clips to eject the module.
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Installing a Memory Module
Upgrade the memory in your PC with memory of the
same type and speed as the memory originally
installed in your PC.
CAUTION: When handling a memory
module, be careful not to touch any of the
contacts. Doing so may damage the
module.
1 Open both latches of the memory module socket.
See “Removing a Memory Module” on page 16.
• If you are replacing a memory module, put the
new memory module in the same memory slot
from which the old memory was removed.
Or
• If you are adding a memory module, install the
new module into the socket nearest the
preinstalled module, and install additional
modules in the next available sockets.
2 Hold the new memory module by its edges only as
you remove it from the antistatic packaging. (Avoid
touching the memory chips or the gold contacts on
the module.)
3 The memory module can be installed in only one
way. Match the notch on the module with the tab
on the memory socket. Push the module carefully
and firmly into the slot, ensuring that the latches on
both ends snap into place.
Removing an Add-in Card
4 Replace any cabling that was removed.
5 Complete the procedures to replace the side panel
and close the PC. See “Opening and Closing the
PC” page 1.
Removing or Installing an
Add-in Card
An add-in card is a circuit board, such as a PCI or an
AGP card that fits into a PC add-in card slot. Your PC
contains several add-in card slots that can be used to
add components to your PC. The PC component
configurations vary by model.
WARNING: Do not overload the system by
installing add-in cards that draw excessive
current. The system is designed to provide
2 amps (average) of +5 V power for each
board/card in the PC. The total +5 V
current draw in a fully loaded system (one
with all add-in card slots filled) must not
exceed the total number of slots multiplied
by 2 amps.
A Phillips screwdriver is needed to remove, replace or
add an add-in card.
1 Complete the procedures to prepare the PC, and
remove the side panel. See “Opening and Closing
the PC” on page 1.
2 Gently lay the PC on its side.
3 Inside the PC, locate the add-in card slots on the
motherboard.
4 If you are replacing a card, make a note of any
external or internal cables attached to the card,
and then disconnect them.
5 Remove the add-in card slot cover by removing
the screw, and then removing the cover from the
chassis.
Or
Loosen the screw on the card you are replacing.
Hold the card at the top, and carefully pull the card
straight out of the add-in card slot.
Upgrading and Servicing Guide
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Installing an Add-in Card
Replacing the Battery
A lithium battery on the motherboard provides backup
power for the PC’s timekeeping capability. The battery
has an estimated life expectancy of seven years.
When the battery starts to weaken, the date and time
may be incorrect. If the battery fails, replace it with a
CR2032 lithium battery (3 volt, 220mAH rating) or an
equivalent battery.
WARNING: There is danger of explosion if
the battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace
only with the same, or equivalent, type of
battery. Discard used batteries according
to the manufacturer’s instructions.
1 Align the edge of the add-in card with the slot on
the chassis and gently but firmly press the card
straight down into the add-in card slot. The whole
connector should be seated properly in the
card slot.
2 Insert the screw to secure the card you have
replaced.
3 Connect any external or internal cables attached to
the card.
4 Complete the procedures to replace the side panel
and close the PC. See “Opening and Closing the
PC” on page 1.
NOTE: If the new card or device isn’t working, read
through the card manufacturer’s installation
instructions, and recheck all connections, including
those to the card, power supply, keyboard and
monitor.
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Upgrading and Servicing Guide
1 Complete the procedures to prepare the PC and to
remove the side panel. See “Opening and Closing
the PC” on page 1.
2 Gently lay the PC on its side.
3 Remove any cabling, if necessary, to reach the
battery.
4 Remove any memory modules, if necessary, to
reach the battery. See “Adding Memory” on
page 16.
5 Press the latch away from the battery and lift the
battery from the socket to release the battery.
6 Install the new CR2032 battery in the socket, with
the positive (+) side facing the latch.
7 Replace memory modules or cables you removed.
8 Set the chassis upright.
9 Complete the procedures to replace the side panel,
and to close the PC. See “Opening and Closing the
PC” on page 1.
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