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Removing and Installing Parts
Removing and Installing Parts
Before You Begin
This chapter provides procedures for removing and installing the components in your computer.
Unless otherwise noted, each procedure assumes that the following conditions exist:
You have performed the steps in "Turn Off Your Computer" and "Before Working Inside Your
You have read the safety information in your Dell™
Product Information Guide.
A component can be replaced by performing the removal procedure in reverse order.
Recommended Tools
The procedures in this document may require the following tools:
Small flat-blade screwdriver
Phillips screwdriver
Flash BIOS update program floppy disk or CD
Turn Off Your Computer
To avoid losing data, save and close any open files and exit any open programs before you turn
off your computer.
Shut down the operating system:
Save and close any open files, exit any open programs, click the
button, and then
Turn Off Computer
In the
Turn off computer
window, click
Turn off
The computer turns off after the operating system shutdown process finishes.
Ensure that the computer and any attached devices are turned off. If your computer and
attached devices did not automatically turn off when you shut down your operating system,
press and hold the power button for 4 seconds.
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