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Introduction

If you have problems with the motherboard, or the motherboard needs to be replaced or repaired, use this guide to remove and replace your motherboard.

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    • Turn off the laptop and disconnect all device cords.

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    • Flip the laptop over so the bottom is facing you.

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    • Use your finger or a spuger to pull the battery release switch.

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    • Remove the battery from the laptop.

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    • Remove nineteen screws from the back panel using a Phillips #0 Screwdriver .

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    • Run the plastic opening tool across from one corner to another along the edge.

    • Separate the keyboard panel gently.

    • Lift the keyboard slowly from the laptop but do not lift completely because there are ribbon cables attached.

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    • Disconnect the two keyboard assembly ribbon cables from motherboard.

    • To release small ribbon cable, use spudger or fingers to flip gray bar along edge over.

    • To release larger ribbon cable, use pry tool or spudger to slide white plastic clip forward.

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    • Pull up the release tab beside the hard drive.

    • Disconnect portion of ribbon cable that is covering the hard drive.

    • Handle the ribbon carefully. Do not break the metal contact.

    • While reconnecting the ribbon after replacing a new hard drive, face the blue side with a label up. Make sure the black line beside the sticker is not crooked, so that the ribbon is tight.

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    • Remove the hard drive screw using Phillips #0 Screwdriver.

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    • Pull the hard drive out gently. Be aware that it is connected to the adapter.

    • Gently remove adapter by pulling on both ends simultaneously to separate it from the hard drive.

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    • Remove additional screws that can be found on the motherboard.

    • Remove the green wifi card from motherboard.

    • Use spudger to disconnect the fan and motherboard from laptop.

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    • Remove the cable attached to motherboard.

    • Gently lift and remove the motherboard from the laptop.

Conclusion

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

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