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MacBook Core 2 Duo Replacing the top board

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      Guide Steps

      Step 1

      Please remove the following three screws:

      Step 2

      Take out the battery and the 3 screws inside the battery compartment.

      Step 3

      Please remove the following two screws at both ends of the partition on the right side of the battery. (The screw closer to the battery connector is only fixing the battery connector, so it is not necessary to remove it.)

      Step 4

      Please remove the four screws indicated by the red circle of the image on the partition of the battery on the front side of the main unit. It is the 2nd, 4th, 7th, 9th screw from the left.

      Step 5

      Please remove the following four screws on the back side of the computer:

      Step 6

      Please remove the two screws on the optical drive side of the computer.

      Step 7

      Since the keyboard and the track pad of the top board are connected with the logic board with the ribbon cable, please never forcibly pull out. The ribbon cable may be torn down.

      Step 8

      While lifting the top board, please pull the black tab on the connector part of the silver cable upwards and remove the connector.

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