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Pull the retention arm on the back of the PCI Express expansion socket away from the card on x16 card socket only h; carefully rock the card back and forth until the connectors pull free from the socket. Retrieved from ” http: When removing the power supply power cables from the P1 connector on the system board, always follow these steps:.

So, a PCI-express graphics card may not fit next to it. Primary Hard Drive A Torx T screwdriver is needed to remove and install the guide screws on a hard drive. Pull the tab that locks the drive in place away from the drive 1slide the hard drive toward the front of the computer, then lift it up dorm out of the bay 2.

After installing a new processor onto smalll system board, always update the system ROM to ensure that the latest version of the BIOS is being used on the computer.

HP Compaq dc Small Form Factor PC – Removing and Replacing the PCI card | HP® Customer Support

Push the other edge down until the clamp snaps over the other edge of the battery. If you have locked the Smart Cover Lock, restart fprm computer and enter Computer Setup to unlock the lock. The riser card cage is a configurable option that allows the use of full height PCI cards. When the battery is removed or replaced, the CMOS settings will be cleared.


When reinstalling the system board it is important to secure the system board and tray to the chassis with the long retaining screw before performing any subsequent steps.

To reduce the risk of personal injury:. Remove the chassis fan from the chassis Chassis Fan. PCI cards can be hard to find. HP’s link with part numbers: The DC and follow-on models foem have been around for years and the available slots specifications have changed. Rotate the slot cover retention latch back in place to secure the expansion cards and expansion slot covers.

Push the metal arm that wraps around the air vent grid up and back 2 to free the Smart Cover Lock from the chassis. Install the power supply. May i know the best suitable low profile graphics card for my dc small form factor. Depending on the type of battery holder on your system board, complete the following instructions to replace the battery:.

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CD smzll restore the operating system, software drivers, and any software applications that were preinstalled on the computer. If reusing the existing heatsink, go to step 3. It is not necessary to remove the drives from the drive cage.


Follow good cable management practices when working inside the computer. The riser card gives you the cmopaq to use a full-height card at the expense of covering the half-height slots. Javascript is disabled in this browser.

HP Compaq dc7700 Business PC Small Form Factor Specifications

Lift the heatsink from atop the processor and set it on its side to keep from contaminating the work area with thermal grease. Smaol make a different selection, or visit the product homepage. Minimum skill level The End User requires no hardware-specific training to replace the defective part.

Sharp creases may damage the wires. In any mode, the maximum operational speed is determined by the slowest DIMM in the system.

I have not looked to see if there are models that have 2 GB of memory. Use the supplied tamper-resistant screw 2 to secure the Smart Cover Lock to the chassis. This is especially important as the pins on the socket are very fragile and any damage to them may require replacing the system board.