1. Start by unlocking the right locking latch.
    • Start by unlocking the right locking latch.

    • Then, by simultaneously unlocking the left latch, lift the battery out of its socket.

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  2. Begin by spotting the dummy memory card.
    • Begin by spotting the dummy memory card.

    • Then, remove it and put it on your workplan.

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    • Locate the 15 screws that hold the bottom cover of the device in place.

    • Unscrew them and place them on your work surface.

    • Then, un-clip the bottom cover, starting with the side shown in the third picture.

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    • Locate the M.2 SSD in its slot.

    • Unscrew the fastening screw of the latter.

    • Lift and remove the SSD M.2 drive from its connector.

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    • Locate the hard drive in its location.

    • Lift it slightly.

    • Finally remove it from its SATA connector.

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    • To reassemble your device, follow the instructions in reverse order.

    • Lift it gently and take it out of its place.

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    • Carefully unplug the MAIN and AUX antennas.

    • Unscrew the fixing screw with the Philips # 0 screwdriver. Then lift the chipset slightly and remove it from the connector.

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    • Find and separate the spring blades that maintain the memory module in place (right).

    • Find and separate the spring blades that maintain the memory module in place (left).

    • Remove the memory module (RAM) from its connector.

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    • Remove the power cable from the fan.

    • Unscrew the two screws securing the fan.

    • Finally remove the fan and place it on your worktop.

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    • Unscrew the circled screws in green and red

    • Put the computer in the position of the second image while pushing a paper clip into the hole of the screw circled in green until you hear a click

    • Lift the keyboard

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    • Disconnect the connector circled in red in the direction of the arrow

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    • Locate the two flat cables and remove them carefully.

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    • Locate the five connectors on the motherboard

    • Unplug all connectors

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    • Unplug all connectors

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    • Unscrew the four screws circled in red

    • Lift the motherboard by taking it through the radiator

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    • Disconnect the two connectors circled in red

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Conclusion

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

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