Introduzione

This guide will tell you how to gain access to and remove the motherboard.

Locate the bay door for the battery on the left side of the laptop.
  • Locate the bay door for the battery on the left side of the laptop.

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Slide the latch to the right and then down to unlock it. Pull out the battery.
  • Slide the latch to the right and then down to unlock it.

  • Pull out the battery.

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Locate the door for the hard drive on the right side of the laptop
  • Locate the door for the hard drive on the right side of the laptop

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Push and slide the latch up to open the hard drive door. Pull out the hard drive.
  • Push and slide the latch up to open the hard drive door.

  • Pull out the hard drive.

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Flip the device upside down with the handle facing away from you.
  • Flip the device upside down with the handle facing away from you.

  • Open the optical drive bay by sliding its latch to the right.

  • Locate optical drive release mechanism on the bottom of the laptop.

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Slide the latch cover to the right.
  • Slide the latch cover to the right.

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Push the exposed switch to the left to eject the optical drive. Push the exposed switch to the left to eject the optical drive.
  • Push the exposed switch to the left to eject the optical drive.

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Begin by turning the laptop upside down with the handle towards you.
  • Begin by turning the laptop upside down with the handle towards you.

  • Use a Phillips size 0 screwdriver to remove the 4 screws holding down the ram cover.

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Remove the panel and set it aside.
  • Remove the panel and set it aside.

  • Use a Phillips size 0 screwdriver to remove these 8 small screws.

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Use a Phillips size 1 screwdriver to remove the remaining 8 screws.
  • Use a Phillips size 1 screwdriver to remove the remaining 8 screws.

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Use a plastic opening tool to release, but NOT remove, the back cover because it is sealed with adhesive. Use a plastic opening tool to release, but NOT remove, the back cover because it is sealed with adhesive.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to release, but NOT remove, the back cover because it is sealed with adhesive.

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Be careful when lifting the cover as you may damage some connections.
  • Be careful when lifting the cover as you may damage some connections.

  • Slowly lift the cover so that you can disconnect the red and white wires connecting the speaker to the sound card.

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Now the back cover should be off and you can access the inside of the casing.
  • Now the back cover should be off and you can access the inside of the casing.

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Remove the black and white wires attached to the wireless card by simply pulling up.
  • Remove the black and white wires attached to the wireless card by simply pulling up.

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Peel back the black cover to expose the clips holding in the wireless card.
  • Peel back the black cover to expose the clips holding in the wireless card.

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Using a pair of plastic opening tools, push the two metal tabs away from the card.
  • Using a pair of plastic opening tools, push the two metal tabs away from the card.

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The wireless card should now easily disengage from the motherboard. Pull the card horizontally away from you to remove it from its housing.
  • The wireless card should now easily disengage from the motherboard.

  • Pull the card horizontally away from you to remove it from its housing.

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Unplug 3 cables Lift up on brown tab to release cable
  • Unplug 3 cables

    • Lift up on brown tab to release cable

    • Pull cable up and out

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Remove 2 long screws indicated with red circles Remove the remaining screws indicated in blue
  • Remove 2 long screws indicated with red circles

  • Remove the remaining screws indicated in blue

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On the back of the unit, unscrew the three screws surrounding the serial port.
  • On the back of the unit, unscrew the three screws surrounding the serial port.

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Lift the motherboard as shown, pull towards you and then up.
  • Lift the motherboard as shown, pull towards you and then up.

    • Do not yet try to fully remove the motherboard or you may destroy the connections

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Detach the white ribbon cable, the white cluster connector, and the ribbon cable right next to the cluster
  • Detach the white ribbon cable, the white cluster connector, and the ribbon cable right next to the cluster

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Remove the board. Remove the board.
  • Remove the board.

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Conclusione

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

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