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Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the board containing the USB ports and the SD card reader on your laptop.

  1. Remove the ten 5 mm screws that hold the backplate using the Phillips #000 screwdriver. Remove the ten 5 mm screws that hold the backplate using the Phillips #000 screwdriver.
    • Remove the ten 5 mm screws that hold the backplate using the Phillips #000 screwdriver.

  2. Remove the backplate.
    • Remove the backplate.

  3. Remove the six 5mm screws that hold the battery by using the Phillips #0 screwdriver.
    • Remove the six 5mm screws that hold the battery by using the Phillips #0 screwdriver.

  4. Disconnect the battery from the motherboard and remove the battery.
    • Disconnect the battery from the motherboard and remove the battery.

  5. Disconnect the ribbon connecting the motherboard with the USB ports . Disconnect the speaker from the board
    • Disconnect the ribbon connecting the motherboard with the USB ports .

    • Disconnect the speaker from the board

  6. Unscrew the 5mm screws with the Phillips #0 screw driver. Lift the board out of the laptop.
    • Unscrew the 5mm screws with the Phillips #0 screw driver.

    • Lift the board out of the laptop.

Conclusion

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

Jonathan Robidoux

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