Introduction

This guide is to be used in the case of a power supply that has begun to give out. Power supply failure can be recognized through symptoms such as slower run time, or issues with pace of processing,

Parts

No parts required.

Place computer with the screen down on a flat surface. Push the two locking latches  to the unlocked position. Push the cover toward the top of the computer and lift up.
  • Place computer with the screen down on a flat surface.

  • Push the two locking latches to the unlocked position.

  • Push the cover toward the top of the computer and lift up.

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Press locking latch on the bottom of the base of the stand. Pull the plastic cover off of the stand.
  • Press locking latch on the bottom of the base of the stand.

  • Pull the plastic cover off of the stand.

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Use a Torx T15 driver and stick it through the holes on the stand in order to remove the two 12mm screws on the back of the main unit. Tilt stand and lift up to remove it.
  • Use a Torx T15 driver and stick it through the holes on the stand in order to remove the two 12mm screws on the back of the main unit.

  • Tilt stand and lift up to remove it.

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Use a Torx T15 driver to remove the single 10mm screw on the back panel. Pull the back panel toward the bottom of the device to remove it.
  • Use a Torx T15 driver to remove the single 10mm screw on the back panel.

  • Pull the back panel toward the bottom of the device to remove it.

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Use a Torx T15 driver to remove the four 10mm screws on the VESA mount cover. Lift up on the VESA mount cover to remove it.
  • Use a Torx T15 driver to remove the four 10mm screws on the VESA mount cover.

  • Lift up on the VESA mount cover to remove it.

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Disconnect the power supply's black and yellow cable from the motherboard.
  • Disconnect the power supply's black and yellow cable from the motherboard.

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Use a Torx T15 driver to remove the two 8mm screws on either side of the power supply. Lift the power supply from the case to remove it.
  • Use a Torx T15 driver to remove the two 8mm screws on either side of the power supply.

  • Lift the power supply from the case to remove it.

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Conclusion

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

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