Introduction

Use this guide to replace the sound card in your computer.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/1:
  • Locate the case cover latch on the back of the computer.

Add Comment

Image 1/1: While holding the latch down, place your other hand flat on the side of the case and firmly shift the side panel to the left until it disengages.
  • Using your index finger, slide and hold the cover latch down.

  • While holding the latch down, place your other hand flat on the side of the case and firmly shift the side panel to the left until it disengages.

Add Comment

Image 1/1:
  • Grab the edge of the panel and slide it away from the case until it is removed.

Add Comment

Image 1/1: Very important at this point you connect your antistatic wrist strap to the chassis because the computer is no longer connected to ground at the power source. There is potential for static discharge which could destroy components.
  • Lay the computer flat on its side so that you are looking down on all of the components.

  • Very important at this point you connect your antistatic wrist strap to the chassis because the computer is no longer connected to ground at the power source. There is potential for static discharge which could destroy components.

Add Comment

Image 1/1:
  • Locate the Sound Card and the screw attached to the Sound Card as shown in the picture.

Add Comment

Image 1/1:
  • Remove the 8.9 mm screw by using a Phillips #2 screw-driver.

Add Comment

Image 1/3: Image 2/3: Image 3/3:
  • Locate and remove the white connector on the sound card by pulling on the black cable.

Add Comment

Image 1/2: Image 2/2:
  • Grasp the Sound Card and pull it up and out of it's slot.

Add Comment

Conclusion

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

3 other people completed this guide.

Arvind

Member since: 10/12/2011

228 Reputation

2 Guides authored

Team

Cal Poly, Team 6-10, Regan Fall 2011 Member of Cal Poly, Team 6-10, Regan Fall 2011

CPSU-REGAN-F11S6G10

4 Members

6 Guides authored

0 Comments

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 1

Past 30 Days: 9

All Time: 4,510