Before you install any system component, we recommend that you read the
following sections. These sections contain important ESD precautions, pre- and
Electrostatic discharge (ESD) can damage your processor, disk drives, expansion
boards, and other components. Always observe the following precautions before
you install a system component:
1. Do not remove a component from its protective packaging until you are
ready to install it.
2. Wear a wrist grounding strap and attach it to a metal part of the system unit
before handling components.
contact with the system unit throughout any procedure requiring ESD
If a wrist strap is not available, maintain
Chapter 4 - Installing Optional Components