4. Open the retaining clips of the memory slot into which you want to install the memory module.
Figure 17. Opening the retaining clips of the memory slot
5. Touch the static-protective package that contains the new memory module to any unpainted metal
surface on the outside of the server. Then, remove the new memory module from the package.
6. Position the new memory module over the memory slot. Make sure that the notch
module is aligned with the key
into the memory slot until the retaining clips close and the new memory module snaps into position.
Note: If there is a gap between the memory module and the retaining clips, the memory module has
not been correctly installed. Open the retaining clips, remove the memory module, and then reinstall it
into the slot.
Figure 18. Installing the memory module
7. To complete the installation, go to "Completing the parts replacement" on page 122.
Removing a memory module
Do not open your server or attempt any repair before reading and understanding the Safety Information and the
Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and
"Guidelines" on page 39. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to:
This section provides instructions on how to remove a memory module.
To remove a memory module, do the following:
in the memory slot. Then, press the new memory module straight down
on the new memory