Einleitung

This guide will tell you how to gain access to and remove the motherboard.

Locate the bay door for the battery on the left side of the laptop.
  • Locate the bay door for the battery on the left side of the laptop.

Kommentar hinzufügen

Slide the latch to the right and then down to unlock it. Pull out the battery.
  • Slide the latch to the right and then down to unlock it.

  • Pull out the battery.

Kommentar hinzufügen

Locate the door for the hard drive on the right side of the laptop
  • Locate the door for the hard drive on the right side of the laptop

Kommentar hinzufügen

Push and slide the latch up to open the hard drive door. Pull out the hard drive.
  • Push and slide the latch up to open the hard drive door.

  • Pull out the hard drive.

Kommentar hinzufügen

Flip the device upside down with the handle facing away from you.
  • Flip the device upside down with the handle facing away from you.

  • Open the optical drive bay by sliding its latch to the right.

  • Locate optical drive release mechanism on the bottom of the laptop.

Kommentar hinzufügen

Slide the latch cover to the right.
  • Slide the latch cover to the right.

Kommentar hinzufügen

Push the exposed switch to the left to eject the optical drive. Push the exposed switch to the left to eject the optical drive.
  • Push the exposed switch to the left to eject the optical drive.

Kommentar hinzufügen

Begin by turning the laptop upside down with the handle towards you.
  • Begin by turning the laptop upside down with the handle towards you.

  • Use a Phillips size 0 screwdriver to remove the 4 screws holding down the ram cover.

Kommentar hinzufügen

Remove the panel and set it aside.
  • Remove the panel and set it aside.

  • Use a Phillips size 0 screwdriver to remove these 8 small screws.

Kommentar hinzufügen

Use a Phillips size 1 screwdriver to remove the remaining 8 screws.
  • Use a Phillips size 1 screwdriver to remove the remaining 8 screws.

Kommentar hinzufügen

Use a plastic opening tool to release, but NOT remove, the back cover because it is sealed with adhesive. Use a plastic opening tool to release, but NOT remove, the back cover because it is sealed with adhesive.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to release, but NOT remove, the back cover because it is sealed with adhesive.

Kommentar hinzufügen

Be careful when lifting the cover as you may damage some connections.
  • Be careful when lifting the cover as you may damage some connections.

  • Slowly lift the cover so that you can disconnect the red and white wires connecting the speaker to the sound card.

Kommentar hinzufügen

Now the back cover should be off and you can access the inside of the casing.
  • Now the back cover should be off and you can access the inside of the casing.

Kommentar hinzufügen

Remove the black and white wires attached to the wireless card by simply pulling up.
  • Remove the black and white wires attached to the wireless card by simply pulling up.

Kommentar hinzufügen

Peel back the black cover to expose the clips holding in the wireless card.
  • Peel back the black cover to expose the clips holding in the wireless card.

Kommentar hinzufügen

Using a pair of plastic opening tools, push the two metal tabs away from the card.
  • Using a pair of plastic opening tools, push the two metal tabs away from the card.

Kommentar hinzufügen

The wireless card should now easily disengage from the motherboard. Pull the card horizontally away from you to remove it from its housing.
  • The wireless card should now easily disengage from the motherboard.

  • Pull the card horizontally away from you to remove it from its housing.

Kommentar hinzufügen

Unplug 3 cables Lift up on brown tab to release cable
  • Unplug 3 cables

    • Lift up on brown tab to release cable

    • Pull cable up and out

Kommentar hinzufügen

Remove 2 long screws indicated with red circles Remove the remaining screws indicated in blue
  • Remove 2 long screws indicated with red circles

  • Remove the remaining screws indicated in blue

Kommentar hinzufügen

On the back of the unit, unscrew the three screws surrounding the serial port.
  • On the back of the unit, unscrew the three screws surrounding the serial port.

Kommentar hinzufügen

Lift the motherboard as shown, pull towards you and then up.
  • Lift the motherboard as shown, pull towards you and then up.

    • Do not yet try to fully remove the motherboard or you may destroy the connections

Kommentar hinzufügen

Detach the white ribbon cable, the white cluster connector, and the ribbon cable right next to the cluster
  • Detach the white ribbon cable, the white cluster connector, and the ribbon cable right next to the cluster

Kommentar hinzufügen

Remove the board. Remove the board.
  • Remove the board.

Kommentar hinzufügen

Abschluss

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

4 weitere Nutzer haben diese Anleitung absolviert.

Dylan Bloom

Mitglied seit 12.04.2010

262 Reputation

4 Anleitungen geschrieben

Team

Cal Poly, Team 27-93, Amido Spring 2010 Mitglied von Cal Poly, Team 27-93, Amido Spring 2010

CPSU-AMIDO-S10S27G93

4 Mitglieder

12 Anleitungen geschrieben

what about spare parts? is it possible cange MOBO and CPU?  in order to upgrade the thoughbook?

Concetto Salierno - Antwort

Kommentar hinzufügen

Statistik anzeigen:

Letzte 24 Stunden: 2

Letzte 7 Tage: 15

Letzte 30 Tage: 68

Insgesamt: 21,548