1. 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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  2. 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

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    • 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

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    • 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.

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    • 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.

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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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    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

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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.

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    • Continuing from Step 3.

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    • Carefully remove the antenna plugs.

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    • Remove single 3mm PH01 screw.

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    • Remove Wifi Card.

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Conclusion

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

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