The hard drive locks automatically when the system power is turned off.
Remove and store all removable media.
Turn off the computer and external devices.
Disconnect the power cord from the AC outlet, and then from the computer.
Disconnect the system components and external devices from their power sources, and then from the
Ensure that all boards are seated properly and secured in the board slots before shipping the
Pack the system components and external devices in their original packing boxes or similar packaging
with sufficient packing material to protect them.