Power down, and disconnect from power supply.
  • 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.
  • Hold the release slide, while using thumb to apply upward pressure.

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Pull the battery off
  • Pull the battery off

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Unscrew the RAM case 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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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
  • 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. Using PH 01 remove two 7mm  PH screws.
  • Using PH 01 remove two 7mm PH screws.

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#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.
  • #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. Lift plug side first.
  • Lift plug side first.

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Skip to next step if accessing other components. #1 Remove four 3mm PH01 screws from hard drive bracket. #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 Remove two 7mm PH01 screws
  • Remove two 7mm PH01 screws

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

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Remove ten 7mm PH1 screws Remove two 8mm PH1 screws Remove two 3mm PH1 screws
  • Remove ten 7mm PH1 screws

  • Remove two 8mm PH1 screws

  • Remove two 3mm PH1 screws

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Remove SD card slot block. Push in until it releases.
  • Remove SD card slot block.

  • Push in until it releases.

  • Then pull out to remove.

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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.
  • 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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Remove this plug using a prying tool. Remove seven 5mm PH01 screws. Remove seven 5mm PH01 screws.
  • Remove this plug using a prying tool.

  • Remove seven 5mm PH01 screws.

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To break the thermal paste, apply gentle constant upward force until it comes free. Remove four 3.5mm PH000 screws to access cooling fan. 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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Continuing from Step 3.
  • Continuing from Step 3.

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Carefully remove the antenna plugs.
  • Carefully remove the antenna plugs.

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Remove single 3mm PH01 screw. Remove single 3mm PH01 screw.
  • Remove single 3mm PH01 screw.

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Remove Wifi Card.
  • Remove Wifi Card.

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Conclusion

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

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