To remove the blanking plate, first unscrew the
securing screw, then slide the plate out of its slot.
Keep the screw, you will use it later to secure the
You are now ready to install the card. However,
before you do so you must first ensure that the card
is correctly configured for your system.
Information on configuring cards for use in your
computer is given in the appendices at the rear of this
manual. Use this information in conjunction with the
documentation supplied with your card to configure
the card so that it will not clash with any of the
features on the motherboard, or any other expansion
cards already installed.
Position the expansion card alongside the slot in which
you wish to install it. Align the rear of the card with
the slot in the rear of the system unit, and, if the card
is full length, the front of the card with the card guide.
If the card uses the video feature connector on the
motherboard, you must plug the video feature cable into
the motherboard socket before you install the card.
Expanding the system
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