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HP Slate 8 Pro Motherboard Replacement

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  1. HP Slate 8 Pro Motherboard Replacement, Remove Back Panel: step 1, image 1 of 2 HP Slate 8 Pro Motherboard Replacement, Remove Back Panel: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Secure the suction cup to the center of the device’s screen.

    • Begin to pull upwards with the suction cup. While pulling, start easing the plastic opening tool into the space between the screen and the device. This will gradually separate the screen from the plastic back panel.

  2. HP Slate 8 Pro Motherboard Replacement, Remove yellow cables: step 2, image 1 of 2 HP Slate 8 Pro Motherboard Replacement, Remove yellow cables: step 2, image 2 of 2
    Tool used on this step:
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    • Use a spudger tool to release the black clips on the two connectors holding the flat, yellow cable in place.

    • Use the tweezers to pull the flat, yellow cable out of its connectors.

    • Use the tweezers to disconnect the battery connector from the circuit board.

    • Using the spudger tool again, pry up and release the connectors at the ends of the flat, orange cable.

    • Remove the flat, orange cable.

  3. HP Slate 8 Pro Motherboard Replacement, Remove Screws Around Battery: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • As shown, the battery is held in place by a total of 8 screws. Use the #00 Phillips screwdriver to remove all 8.

  4. HP Slate 8 Pro Motherboard Replacement, Lift Battery out of Device: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Grasp the battery and remove it from the device.

    • Do not attempt to open or tamper with the battery. This could result in injury.

  5. HP Slate 8 Pro Motherboard Replacement, Motherboard: step 5, image 1 of 1
    Tool used on this step:
    Tweezers
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    • Disconnect the five connectors.

    • With the zero insertion force connectors, be sure to flip up the tab to avoid damaging the connector.

    • Use tweezers to disconnect the three antenna connectors

  6. HP Slate 8 Pro Motherboard Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the four PH#00 2.4mm screws that hold in the motherboard in place.

  7. HP Slate 8 Pro Motherboard Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Use tweezers and a spudger to remove the motherboard.

    • You may have to use a spudger to scrape off the adhesive holding the motherboard in place.

Conclusion

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

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