Image 1/1: Use your finger to unlock the tab by pressing the slide away from you.
  • Power down, and disconnect from power supply.

  • Use your finger to unlock the tab by pressing the slide away from you.

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  • Hold the release slide, while using thumb to apply upward pressure.

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  • Pull the battery off

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Image 1/2: The case to pop up once you lose up the case Image 2/2: The case to pop up once you lose up the case
  • Unscrew the RAM case

  • The case to pop up once you lose up the case

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Image 1/3: Once you pull the strap, the RAM with lose up, you are able to just lift up the RAM Image 2/3: Once you done with the top, repeat the same step for the bottom Image 3/3: Once you done with the top, repeat the same step for the bottom
  • Use two finger gently to pul the white plastic strap outward with both side.

  • Once you pull the strap, the RAM with lose up, you are able to just lift up the RAM

  • Once you done with the top, repeat the same step for the bottom

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  • Using PH 01 remove two 7mm PH screws.

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Image 1/3: #2 Unscrew two 7mm PH screws. Image 2/3: #3 Pull from the plastic and pull toward the arrow point it direction. Image 3/3: #3 Pull from the plastic and pull toward the arrow point it direction.
  • #1 Use force to push the cap upward.

  • #2 Unscrew two 7mm PH screws.

  • #3 Pull from the plastic and pull toward the arrow point it direction.

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  • Lift plug side first.

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Image 1/3: #1 Remove four 3mm PH01 screws from hard drive bracket. Image 2/3: #1 Remove four 3mm PH01 screws from hard drive bracket. Image 3/3: #1 Remove four 3mm PH01 screws from hard drive bracket.
  • Skip to next step if accessing other components.

  • #1 Remove four 3mm PH01 screws from hard drive bracket.

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  • Remove two 7mm PH01 screws

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  • Grasp the DVD drive's face plate with your fingers, and pull out.

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Image 1/3: Remove two 8mm PH1 screws Image 2/3: Remove two 3mm PH1 screws Image 3/3: Remove two 3mm PH1 screws
  • Remove ten 7mm PH1 screws

  • Remove two 8mm PH1 screws

  • Remove two 3mm PH1 screws

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Image 1/2: Push in until it releases. Image 2/2: Then pull out to remove.
  • Remove SD card slot block.

  • Push in until it releases.

  • Then pull out to remove.

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Image 1/3: Then work the tool around the sides to release cover. You may need a second tool to help keep your loose corner open. Image 2/3: Lift cover away. Image 3/3: NOTE: If you are attempting to access other components, skip 2 steps.
  • Start by finding a loose corner, to work you prying tool into.

  • Then work the tool around the sides to release cover. You may need a second tool to help keep your loose corner open.

  • Lift cover away.

  • NOTE: If you are attempting to access other components, skip 2 steps.

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Image 1/3: Remove seven 5mm PH01 screws. Image 2/3: Remove seven 5mm PH01 screws. Image 3/3: Remove seven 5mm PH01 screws.
  • Remove this plug using a prying tool.

  • Remove seven 5mm PH01 screws.

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Image 1/3: Remove four 3.5mm PH000 screws to access cooling fan. Image 2/3: Remove four 3.5mm PH000 screws to access cooling fan. Image 3/3: Remove four 3.5mm PH000 screws to access cooling fan.
  • To break the thermal paste, apply gentle constant upward force until it comes free.

  • Remove four 3.5mm PH000 screws to access cooling fan.

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Conclusion

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

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