Introduction

Detailed steps to dissasemble to the logic board, then usefull pictures for rest of guide. (remember to add new thermal compound if you need to remove/replace fan assembly on processor and GPU)

Parts

No parts required.

  1. recommend to print out picture of the backside of the laptop and then use it as a template to place the screws on. They are many and different sizes.
    • recommend to print out picture of the backside of the laptop and then use it as a template to place the screws on. They are many and different sizes.

    • Remove all bottom screws and place on template printout.

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  2. remove CD drive , then hard drive.
    • remove CD drive , then hard drive.

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    • unsnap touchpad left and right.

    • lift up touchpad carefully, and disconnect touchpad.

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    • Pull keyboard gently toward yourself. and then lift up untill flex is visible.

    • use spudger to disconnect connector for keyboard.

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    • The rest of the guide is mosly helpfull pictures...

    • Remove WLAN module by

      • unplug carefully with spudger the two RF connectors to WLAN module.

      • removw two screws holding wlan module.

      • lift up module 45 degress and pull outwards.

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    • usefull images showing most of main assembly.

    • Removing RAM modules is usefull if the whole logic board needs to be taken out.

    • From here on , unscrew everything - carefully note where screws belong. I used Ifixit magnetic mat and some note making.

    Careful with the screw under the flexprint of the screen

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    • one more image to help you

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Conclusion

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

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