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Ok I've never put a card/taken one off this motherboard(or any other for that matter.) I'm wondering when I unscrew the screws near the DVI port, and removed the PCI-E cords, the card won't come out no matter how hard I pull. It feels like I'm going to rip something else out the motherboard, do I just need to pull harder? My Mobo is the P8P67 pro.
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post #2 of 8
Did you lift the clip on the slot on the board?
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post #3 of 8
Are you pressing down on the lock mechanism that is at the end of the PCI-e slot?
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Ok so press down on it? No, I wasn't, crap I hope I didn't screw up the mobo!
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post #5 of 8
like the others have said, look on the right hand side of the slot that you are pulling the card from and check to make sure that the lock is unlatched.
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yup there is a little tab you need to push down its on the right end of the slot. Once you push that the card should lift up a bit then you just pull it right out.
    
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Ok so press down on it? No, I wasn't, crap I hope I didn't screw up the mobo!
id be more worried about screwing up the card. You could have knocked the heatsink off balance with excessive force,
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Thanks!
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