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Dell PowerEdge R720 and R720xd Owner's Manual

Installing Expansion-Card Risers

  • CAUTION: Many repairs may only be done by a certified service technician. You should only perform troubleshooting and simple repairs as authorized in your product documentation, or as directed by the online or telephone service and support team. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. Read and follow the safety instructions that came with the product.
  1. If applicable, reinstall the expansion card(s) into the expansion card riser.
  2. Align the expansion-card riser with the connector and the riser guide pin on the system board.
  3. Lower the expansion-card riser into place until the expansion-card riser is fully seated in the connector.
  4. Close the system.
  5. Reconnect the system to its electrical outlet and turn the system on, including any attached peripherals.
  6. Install any device drivers required for the card as described in the documentation for the card.

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