- 11 - Hardware Installation
1-1 Installation Precautions
The motherboard/system contain numerous delicate electronic circuits and components which
can become damaged as a result of electrostatic discharge (ESD). Prior to installation, carefully
read the service guide and follow these procedures:
warranty sticker provided by your dealer. These stickers are required for warranty validation.
installing or removing the motherboard or other hardware components.
make sure they are connected tightly and securely.
components such as a motherboard, CPU or memory. If you do not have an ESD wrist
Prior to installing the motherboard, please have it on top of an antistatic pad or within an
electrostatic shielding container.
supply has been turned off.
the local voltage standard.
hardware components are connected.
motherboard circuit or its components.
within the computer casing.
system components as well as physical harm to the user.
Chapter 1 Hardware Installation