This procedure explains how to install a standard card and a card that includes a booster cable. Before you can install either type of card, however, you must first loosen the two captive screws that secure the PCI bracket to the enclosure and remove the bracket. You must also remove the port cover for the PCI slot where you are installing the new card.
Warning: When installing or removing a card, handle it only by the edges. Do not touch its connectors or any of the components on the card.
1. Align the card's connector with the expansion slot and press until the connector is inserted all the way into the slot. If you're installing a 12-inch card, make sure the card engages the appropriate slot in the PCI card guide.
2. Replace the PCI bracket and tighten the two screws that secure it to the enclosure.
Card with Booster Cable 1. Connect the booster cable to the card.
3. Connect the booster cable to the logic board.
Note: There are two logic board connectors for booster cables. Connect the booster cable for a card in PCI slot 1 to the connector that is closest to the heatsink cover. Connect the booster cable for a card in PCI slot 2 to the connector closest to the media shelf.
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