Open The System Unit
of the slot may have to be removed on most computers. Before touching anything, ground
yourself to remove any buildup of electrical static charge from yourself. Touching the
computer case or a doorknob will do the job.
With the cover removed from the system unit,lay the computer on its side. You may have
to remove other connections or devices to have clear access to the empty card bay. Take
notes of any devices or connections that you make so that you can refer to them during
installation of the new card.
New sound cards must be installed in the PCI slot. After removing the small rear cover,
remove the new card from its protective wrap. This wrap is intended to keep the card away
from electrical static charge.