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Disconnect the three cables attached to the motherboard.

Do not pull the cables by their wires. This can lead to damage to the cables.

The large, black cable is connected to the screen. Carefully wiggle the cable out by gripping the black tape with your fingers.

There may be clear tape holding the screen connector in place.

The cable for the fan and speaker use similar connectors. Use the black spudger or carefully grip the sides of each connector with your fingers to slowly pull them out.

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