1. Disconnect the optical drive ribbon cable from the logic board and move the cable out of the way.
3. Using a magnetized #1 Phillips screwdriver, remove the five front panel board mounting screws.
4. Lift the front panel board out of the computer.
Note: If you are replacing the front panel board with a new front panel board, separate the EMI shield from the back of the board and transfer it to the new front panel board.
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