Installing Nintendo DSi Motherboard
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- Author: rwong05
- Time required: 30 to 45 minutes
- Difficulty: Moderate
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- Battery 2 steps
- Lower Case Assembly 4 steps
- Wi-Fi Board 2 steps
- Battery Board 2 steps
- Motherboard cables 1 step
- Motherboard 2 steps
Insert the flat end of a spudger in between the lower case and lower front panel near the top right corner of the DSi.
Carefully run the spudger along the right edge of the DSi, creating an opening in the process.
Continue running the spudger along the backside of the DSi until the majority of the lower case has been separated from the lower front panel.
Cautiously lift the lower case from its bottom edge.
The lower case is still attached to the motherboard by the volume and SD board cable highlighted in red. Do not try to completely remove the lower case of the DSi yet.
Pry the volume and SD board cable up from its socket on the motherboard with the flat edge of a spudger.
Remove the lower case assembly from the DSi.
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