Introduction

You will be the remove of the battery and continue to cautiously take the graphics card off of the laptop. This installation would be necessary if a user has a fried, defected, or inoperative in general.

Using the Plastic Opening Tool, carefully pry the top panel from the base.
  • Using the Plastic Opening Tool, carefully pry the top panel from the base.

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Lift the side of the keyboard.
  • Lift the side of the keyboard.

  • Disconnect the attached ribbon located underneath the keyboard.

  • Place your index finger in the hole on the right side of the keyboard tray and lift the tray.

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  • Use your fingers to lift the battery and gently disconnect the wires from the base.

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  • Remove the two 2mm screws from the graphics card (circled in red).

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  • Flip over the graphics card.

  • Pull the black plastic locking mechanism towards the golden ribbon to unlock.

  • Pull out the ribbon.

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  • Replace graphics card!

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Conclusion

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

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Is this the graphics card?

Is this pc has no integrated graphics card?

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