Introduzione

The motherboard functions as a central part of the laptop. Replacing the motherboard with a new one is an involved process, so we will walk you through each step of the process. All the tools needed is a screwdriver and a plastic spudger. Tweezers are optional.

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Remove the battery by sliding the battery release latch to the left.
  • Remove the battery by sliding the battery release latch to the left.

  • Pull the entire battery away from the backing.

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Ensure that the laptop is completely turned off and the battery is removed.
  • Ensure that the laptop is completely turned off and the battery is removed.

  • Remove the two Phillips Head 5 mm #0 screws holding the backing in place.

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  • Pull the backing away from the laptop.

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  • Locate the blue RAM chip sitting in the RAM bay.

  • Use your fingertips to pry apart the white RAM securing-clips on each side of the memory-module slot until the RAM chip pops up.

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  • Pull the RAM chip away from the memory-module slot.

  • The RAM chip is now fully detached and ready to be replaced.

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  • Remove the ten Phillips Head 5 mm #0 screws from the computer backing.

  • Remove the one Phillips Head 3 mm #0 screw from the computer backing.

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  • Remove the white and black antenna cables from the wireless card.

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  • Remove the Phillips Head 3 mm #0 screw that is holding the wireless card in place.

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  • Slide the wireless card out of the wireless card bay.

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  • Using your fingertips remove the speaker cable from the motherboard by pulling the white connector away from the socket.

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  • Pry apart keyboard assembly slowly as keyboard cable will still be attached to the motherboard.

  • Use the blue spudger to pry apart the keyboard assembly from the bottom shell.

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  • Disconnect the keyboard cable from the motherboard by lifting the black latch and pulling the cable out of its socket.

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  • Remove the I/O board cable from the motherboard by lifting the black latch and pulling the cable out of its socket.

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  • Remove the three Phillips Head 5 mm #0 screws.

  • Remove the one Phillips Head 3 mm #0 screw.

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  • Disconnect the display cable from the motherboard by pulling tape back and lifting connector latch.

  • Pull the display cable away from the motherboard.

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  • Remove the power adapter cable from the motherboard by sliding the cable out of its socket.

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  • Lift the motherboard off of the computer base.

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  • Remove the four Phillips Head 3 mm #0 screws from the fan.

  • Remove the fan cable from the motherboard by sliding the cable out of the socket.

  • Lift the fan off of the motherboard.

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Conclusione

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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BEFORE REMOVING TOP CASE: There are screws under the keyboard and one silver screw under the battery that have to be removed. This guide forgot to mention that.

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