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OptiPlex 380 Desktop Chassis Removal Guide for the Expansion Card, Coin Cell, IO Panel, Internal Speaker and Intrusion Switch


Article Summary: This article provides information on removing components from a OptiPlex 380 Desktop Chassis (DT).


Table of Contents:
  1. Expansion Card Removal
  2. Coin Cell Removal
  3. I/O Panel Removal
  4. Internal Speaker Removal
  5. Intrusion Switch Removal




1.


Expansion Card 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


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3. Gently rotate the release tab on the card-retention latch upward.



4. Gently pull the release lever away from the card until you release the securing tab from the dent in the card, and then ease the card up and out of its connector and remove it from the system.



5. Complete.




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2.


Coin Cell 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


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3. Pull the retention clip away from the coin-cell battery.



4. Remove the coin-cell battery from the system.



5. Complete.




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3.


I/O Panel 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


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3. Disconnect and remove the I/O panel cable.



4. Remove the single screw securing the I/O panel.



5. Gently rotate the I/O panel away from the edge of the system, and then remove it from the system.



6. Complete.




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4.


Internal Speaker 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


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3. Please remove the cable of the internal speaker from the Motherboard before removing the speakers.



4. Press down on the latch gently and hold on to position.



5. With the upper finger still holding down the latch, push the speaker upwards to release it out.




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5.


Intrusion Switch Removal



1. Pre-Removal Instructions Before removing the Fifth 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. Please remove the cable of the intrusion switch from the Motherboard before removing the switch.



4. With both hand, hold the top and bottom of the intrusion switch and push to release it from its latch.




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Laatste wijzigingsdatum: 02/19/2014 12:00 AM


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