Introduction

This guide will show how to replace the Motherboard.

  1. Use the Phillips Head #2 screwdriver to remove the three 10mm screws on the back panel.
    • Use the Phillips Head #2 screwdriver to remove the three 10mm screws on the back panel.

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  2. Use the plastic spudger to pry open the top panel.
    • Use the plastic spudger to pry open the top panel.

      • Be careful not to break the ribbon connecting the motherboard on the bottom panel to the top panel.

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    • Pull the ribbons gently from one corner by the blue tabs to remove it.

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    • Remove the two 7.5mm screws on both sides of the disk tray with Phillips Head #2 screwdriver.

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    • Push two small prongs on both sides inwards and push forward.

    • Remove the disk tray.

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    • Use a Phillips Head #2 to remove the two 7.5mm screws on the black cover.

    • Remove the black cover.

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    • Pinch the white clip and pull straight up on the power cord.

    • Remove the power cord.

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    • Use a Phillips Head #2 to remove the 7.5mm screw.

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    • Use your finger to pry the metal tab slightly up.

      • This may break after several uses.

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    • Slide out the Motherboard.

      • Be careful when touching the bottom because it is sharp.

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Conclusion

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

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