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Dell OptiPlex 3020–Small Form Factor Owner's Manual

Removing the System Board

  1. Follow the procedures in Before Working Inside Your Computer .
  2. Remove the:
    1. cover
    2. front bezel
    3. optical drive
    4. drive cage
    5. memory
    6. heat sink assembly
    7. expansion card(s)
    8. power supply
  3. Disconnect all the cables connected to the system board, and move the cables away from the chassis.
    figure displaying how to disconnect the cables from the system board.
  4. Turn the hex screw counter clockwise and remove from the system board figure displaying how turn hex screw counter clockwise and remove from the system board.
  5. Lift the cover upward to a 45–degree angle and remove it from the computer. figure displaying to lift 45 degree from system board.
  6. Remove the system board from the chassis.figure displaying how to remove system board from computer.

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