Removing the Main Board

  1. See "Removing the Battery Pack" on page 40.
  2. See "Removing the Optical Drive Module" on page 41.
  3. See "Removing the Back Cover" on page 42.
  4. See "Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module" on page 43.
  5. See "Removing the Wireless LAN Card" on page 44.
  6. See "Removing the DIMM Module" on page 46.
  7. See "Removing the Heatsink Module" on page 49.
  8. See "Removing the CPU" on page 51.
  9. See "Removing the Middle Cover" on page 53.
  10. See "Removing the Keyboard" on page 53.
  11. See "Removing the LCD Module" on page 55.
  12. See "Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case" on page 58.
  13. See "Removing the USB Board Module" on page 67.
  14. See "Removing the Modem Board" on page 70.
  15. See "Removing the Bluetooth Module" on page 71.
  16. See "Removing the Microphone" on page 72.
  17. Remove the tape securing the right speaker cable to the main board.

19. Remove the one screw (G) securing the main board in place.

Size (Quantity)



Part No.

M2 x L3 (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 > 10cm2 has been highlighted with the yellow square as shown in the figure above. Please detach the circuit boards and follow the local regulations for disposal.

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