Removing a Slot Cover
You remove a slot cover when you install an add-in card that occupies a
previously empty slot.
Before opening the system unit, save and close all open files, exit all open
applications, turn off the power to all attached peripheral devices, shut
down the computer, and unplug the power cord.
Remove the side panel (see
Locate the slot whose cover you want to remove.
Lay the system on its side.
Remove the screw from the slot cover.
Remove the loose slot cover and retain it for future use.
Upgrading and Maintaining Components
"Removing the Side Panel"
on page 26).