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  1. Disconnect the DC-In and Blu-ray power cables from the motherboard.
    • Disconnect the DC-In and Blu-ray power cables from the motherboard.

    • Pull the cables straight upward to lift the connectors up and out of their sockets on the motherboard.

  2. Pull the fan cables straight up to lift the fan connector up and out of its socket on the motherboard.
    • Pull the fan cables straight up to lift the fan connector up and out of its socket on the motherboard.

  3. Remove the following nine screws holding the motherboard assembly together:
    • Remove the following nine screws holding the motherboard assembly together:

    • Four 14.8 mm shouldered Phillips

    • Five 9.5 mm Phillips

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  5. Remove the two heat sink clamps from the bottom of the motherboard assembly.
    • Remove the two heat sink clamps from the bottom of the motherboard assembly.

  6. If necessary, gently pry the motherboard off the top shield near the heat sink and its shroud.
    • If necessary, gently pry the motherboard off the top shield near the heat sink and its shroud.

  7. Gently press the board away from the top shield assembly near the fan connector and the corner of the board near the wireless sockets. Gently press the board away from the top shield assembly near the fan connector and the corner of the board near the wireless sockets.
    • Gently press the board away from the top shield assembly near the fan connector and the corner of the board near the wireless sockets.

  8. Lift the top shield assembly off the motherboard from its front edge.
    • Lift the top shield assembly off the motherboard from its front edge.

    • Be careful not to damage the sockets as you rotate the top shield assembly away from the motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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