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  1. Remove the two 3mm screws on the back of the device with the Phillips Screwdriver #00 bit. Remove the 2mm screw on the back fo the device with a Phillips #00 bit.
    • Remove the two 3mm screws on the back of the device with the Phillips Screwdriver #00 bit.

    • Remove the 2mm screw on the back fo the device with a Phillips #00 bit.

    • Using the blue opening tools or spudger, gently remove the back cover to expose the interior of the tablet.

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  3. Remove the six 3mm screws on the back of the motherboard with the Phillips Screwdriver #00 bit. Remove the ribbon cables connecting the boards to the other electrical components
    • Remove the six 3mm screws on the back of the motherboard with the Phillips Screwdriver #00 bit.

    • Remove the ribbon cables connecting the boards to the other electrical components

    • Remove ZIF connectors connecting the boards to the electrical components.

    • Some of the ribbon cables are secured with clips, simply pry up the clips before sliding them out of the pin connectors.

  4. Replace the motherboard with the new motherboard. Be careful not to damage the ribbon cables when reassembling the device.
    • Replace the motherboard with the new motherboard.

    • Be careful not to damage the ribbon cables when reassembling the device.

Conclusion

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

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