Introduction

To repair most parts on the Acer Aspire 1410 apart from HDD, RAM or battery it is necessary to disassemble the entire laptop computer. The motherboard is tricky to get to, and components are soldered on, but with perseverance, it can be done.

Image 1/3: Unscrew covers and remove HDD. Image 2/3: Unscrew cover and remove RAM. Image 3/3: Unscrew and remove cover for fan.
  • With laptop closed, turn screenside down and remove the battery.

  • Unscrew covers and remove HDD.

  • Unscrew cover and remove RAM.

  • Unscrew and remove cover for fan.

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Image 1/1: Remove screws securing bottom case to logic board. (It won't come off just yet though)
  • Turn laptop so that hinges are closest to you and remove screw from rear of each hinge.

  • Remove screws securing bottom case to logic board. (It won't come off just yet though)

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Image 1/3: Use a spudger to release the silver and black plastic cover that forms the hinge covers. Start at one side nearest a hinge and work along the rear of the case, there are 5 tabs to release along the keyboard edge. Image 2/3: Disconnect LCD cable by lifting straight upwards using the black plastic tabs on the top of the LCD connector. You may need to use a spudger to loosen the connection along the uppermost edge-not along the logicboard. Image 3/3: Remove 2 screws from left and right hinges.
  • Turn laptop over and open the screen fully. Take care as the screen is still connected to the logic board via black cable on right hinge.

  • Use a spudger to release the silver and black plastic cover that forms the hinge covers. Start at one side nearest a hinge and work along the rear of the case, there are 5 tabs to release along the keyboard edge.

  • Disconnect LCD cable by lifting straight upwards using the black plastic tabs on the top of the LCD connector. You may need to use a spudger to loosen the connection along the uppermost edge-not along the logicboard.

  • Remove 2 screws from left and right hinges.

  • Remove 2 screws securing topcase to rear of battery tray.

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Image 1/3: Lift LCD screen from bottom case. Image 2/3: Lift LCD screen from bottom case. Image 3/3: Lift LCD screen from bottom case.
  • Remove 2 screws securing power board to logicboard.

  • Lift LCD screen from bottom case.

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Image 1/2: Use a spudger to release tabs on all 4 sides of the keyboard. Do not pull keyboard up too far as the trackpad and keyboard flex cables are still attached to the logicboard. Image 2/2: Place ducks in sink, make sure to disinfect sink afterwards.
  • Remove 2 screws securing the keyboard to case.

  • Use a spudger to release tabs on all 4 sides of the keyboard. Do not pull keyboard up too far as the trackpad and keyboard flex cables are still attached to the logicboard.

  • Place ducks in sink, make sure to disinfect sink afterwards.

Where do I find these ducks at? My computer apparently didn't come with them. I must have the wrong model.

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Image 1/3: Flip keyboard over to cover trackpad. Disconnect keyboard. Image 2/3: Flip keyboard over to cover trackpad. Disconnect keyboard. Image 3/3: Flip keyboard over to cover trackpad. Disconnect keyboard.
  • Do not pull keyboard upwards as it is still attached to logicboard.

  • Flip keyboard over to cover trackpad. Disconnect keyboard.

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Image 1/3: Use a spudger to ease topcase free of bottom case. Slide topcase toward trackpad and then lift up. Resistance can be felt from magnets on topcase. Image 2/3: Your laptop should now look like this; middle photo is the remaining logicboard and bottom case, the last photo is the topcase cover. Image 3/3: Your laptop should now look like this; middle photo is the remaining logicboard and bottom case, the last photo is the topcase cover.
  • Disconnect trackpad.

  • Use a spudger to ease topcase free of bottom case. Slide topcase toward trackpad and then lift up. Resistance can be felt from magnets on topcase.

  • Your laptop should now look like this; middle photo is the remaining logicboard and bottom case, the last photo is the topcase cover.

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Image 1/3: Remove 2 screws securing wifi board. Image 2/3: Disconnect wire from wifi board to logicboard. Image 3/3: Disconnect speaker wires form logic board.
  • Remove logicboard screws.

  • Remove 2 screws securing wifi board.

  • Disconnect wire from wifi board to logicboard.

  • Disconnect speaker wires form logic board.

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  • Use hex no.5 tool to unscrew 2 bolts from port next ac-in jack.

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Image 1/3: Slide logicboard toward trackpad and then lift out of logicboard frame. The logicboard has a pin connection to the battery tray preventing direct lifting of the logicboard. Image 2/3: Last 2 photo's show top of logicboard and underside of logicboard. Image 3/3: Last 2 photo's show top of logicboard and underside of logicboard.
  • Slide DVD drive from logicboard frame.

  • Slide logicboard toward trackpad and then lift out of logicboard frame. The logicboard has a pin connection to the battery tray preventing direct lifting of the logicboard.

  • Last 2 photo's show top of logicboard and underside of logicboard.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order. Remember to place logicboard in ac power connection end in first

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