Introduction

The motherboard is a crucial component to any electronic device. If it becomes corrupted it will not be able to receive, process, and send information which will leave you with a blank screen. Be careful when removing the heat sink from the motherboard as the thermal paste can be messy.

Flip the device over and use a plastic opening tool to remove the bottom cover.
  • Flip the device over and use a plastic opening tool to remove the bottom cover.

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Remove the five screws using T6 Torx screwdriver.
  • Remove the five screws using T6 Torx screwdriver.

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  • Remove the power supply cord.

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  • Gently pull the fan away from the edge of the device.

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  • Remove the five screws using the T6 Torx screwdriver.

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  • Remove cable by carefully pulling it out of the socket.

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  • Tilt and pull the motherboard away from the device.

  • Careful of the thermal paste indicated in the red marker.

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Conclusion

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

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