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.

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.

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

unsnap touchpad left and right. lift up touchpad carefully, and disconnect touchpad. lift up touchpad carefully, and disconnect touchpad.
  • 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.
  • Pull keyboard gently toward yourself. and then lift up untill flex is visible.

  • use spudger to disconnect connector for keyboard.

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

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.
  • 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.

one more image to help you
  • one more image to help you

Conclusion

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

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