Removing the Main Board

  1. See "Removing the Battery Pack" on page 36.
  2. See "Removing the SD Dummy Card" on page 37.
  3. See "Removing the DIMM Module" on page 38.
  4. See "Removing the Back Cover" on page 39.
  5. See "Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module" on page 40.
  6. See "Removing the WLAN Modules" on page 43.
  7. See "Removing the Optical Drive Module" on page 44.
  8. See "Removing the Middle Cover" on page 47.
  9. See "Removing the Keyboard" on page 49.
  10. See "Removing the LCD Module" on page 50.
  11. See "Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case" on page 53.
  12. See "Removing the Left Speaker Module" on page 60.
  13. See "Removing the USB Board Module" on page 61.
  14. See "Removing the Modem Module" on page 63.
  15. See "Removing the Bluetooth Module" on page 64.
  16. See "Removing the Right Speaker Module" on page 66.
  17. Remove one screw (F) securing the main board in place.

Size (Quantity)



Part No.

M2 x L4 (1)


1.6 kgf-cm


Note: RTC battery has been highlighted with the yellow circle as shown in the figure above. Please detach the RTC battery and follow local regulations for disposal.

Note: Circuit boards >10 cm2 has been highlighted with the yellow rectangle as above image shows. Please detach the Circuit boards and follow local regulations for disposal.

19. Carefully remove the main board.

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