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OptiPlex 360 Mini Tower (MT) Removal Guide for the Memory, Heatsink, Power Supply and System Fan


Article Summary: This article provides information on removing components from a OptiPlex 360 Mini Tower.



Table of Contents:
  1. Memory Removal
  2. Heat Sink Removal
  3. Power Supply Removal
  4. System Fan Removal





1.


Memory Removal




1. Pre-Removal Instructions Before removing the First Removal:
  • During installation or removal of any hardware always ensure all data is backed up properly

  • Disconnect any telephone, network, or USB cables from the computer

  • Disconnect the computer and all attached devices from their electrical outlets

  • Remove the System Cover


2. Establishing image.



3. Press out on the release tabs located on each side of the memory module.



4. Lift the memory module out of the connector on the system board and remove.



5. Press out on the release tabs located on each side of the memory module.



6. Lift the memory module out of the connector on the system board and remove.



7. Complete.



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2.


Heat Sink Removal




1. Pre-Removal Instructions Before removing the Second Removal:
  • During installation or removal of any hardware always ensure all data is backed up properly

  • Disconnect any telephone, network, or USB cables from the computer

  • Disconnect the computer and all attached devices from their electrical outlets

  • Remove the System Cover


2. Establishing image.



3. Disconnect the floppy drive data cable.



4. Remove the floppy drive data cable from the cable routing.



5. Loosen the two captive screws securing the heat sink to the system board.



6. Pivot the heat sink toward the back of the system.



7. Remove the heat sink from the system.



8. Complete.



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3.


Power Supply Removal




1. Pre-Removal Instructions Before removing the Third Removal:
  • During installation or removal of any hardware always ensure all data is backed up properly

  • Disconnect any telephone, network, or USB cables from the computer

  • Disconnect the computer and all attached devices from their electrical outlets

  • Remove the System Cover


2. Establishing image.



3. Remove the four screws securing the power supply to the back of the system.



4. Disconnect the hard drive power cable.



5. Disconnect the optical drive power cable.



6. Disconnect the processor power cable from the system board.



7. Disconnect the main system board power cable.



8. Remove the IO panel data cable from the cable routing at base of power supply.



9. Remove any SATA data cables from the cable routing at the base of the power supply.



10. Press the release latch securing the power supply in place.



11. Slide the power supply toward the front of the system.



12. Remove the power supply from the system.



13. Complete.



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4.


System Fan Removal




1. Pre-Removal Instructions Before removing the Fourth Removal:
  • During installation or removal of any hardware always ensure all data is backed up properly

  • Disconnect any telephone, network, or USB cables from the computer

  • Disconnect the computer and all attached devices from their electrical outlets

  • Remove the System Cover and Heat Sink

2. Establishing image.



3. Disconnect the hard drive power cable.



4. Disconnect the SATA cable from the hard drive.



5. Disconnect the processor fans power cable.



6. Pull up on the processor retention tab that is closest to the top of the system.



7.Press the processor fan retention tab that is closest to the base of the system.



8. Slide the processor fan toward the back of the system.



9. Remove the processor fan from the system.



10. Complete.




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Dátum poslednej zmeny: 04/08/2014 12:00 AM


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