Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the motherboard of the Asus X200CA Laptop. In this device both components are one piece.

  1. Remove the 8 black 4.7mm screws securing the keyboard to the bottom cover.
    • Remove the 8 black 4.7mm screws securing the keyboard to the bottom cover.

    • Remove the black 14.5mm screw from the center of the bottom cover.

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  2. Wedge a metal spudger between the keyboard and bottom cover and slide it around the perimeter until all edges separate.
    • Wedge a metal spudger between the keyboard and bottom cover and slide it around the perimeter until all edges separate.

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    • Pull apart the keyboard and the bottom cover using your hands.

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    • Remove the black plastic cover.

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    • Remove the 10 black 4.7mm screws holding the motherboard/RAM in place using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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    • Use tweezers to separate the 2 sliding connectors and the ribbon cable connector.

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    • Use fingers to grab the black tape tab and pull back to disconnect the battery connector.

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    • Lift the motherboard/RAM out from the frame.

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Conclusion

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

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