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.

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remove CD drive , then hard drive. 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. lift up touchpad carefully, and disconnect touchpad.
  • unsnap touchpad left and right.

  • lift up touchpad carefully, and disconnect touchpad.

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Deck the Halls
With tools and Fix Kits
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.

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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.

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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.
  • 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.

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one more image to help you
  • 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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