Disassembling the Main Unit

  1. See "Removing the Keyboard/LCD Module" on page 49
  2. Disconnect the touchpad FPC.
  3. Remove the screw that fastens the power button.
  4. Then take off the power button.
Acer Extensa 2900 Keyboard
  1. Remove the screw holding the launch board.
  2. Take off the launch board.
  3. Then remove the screw that secures the thermal plate.
  1. Take off the thermal plate.
  2. Remove the two screws that fasten the MDC cover plate then remove it.
  3. Disconnect the MDC card connector.
  1. Disconnect the modem card cable.
  2. Disconnect the fan cable.
  3. Remove the four screws according to the order as shown.
  1. Remove the thermal module from the main unit.
  2. Release the CPU lock.
  3. Remove the CPU from the main unit carefully.
  1. Disconnect the speaker cable.
  2. Remove the two screws holding the mini PCI cover.
  3. Then remove the mini PCI cover.
  1. Disconnect the wireless LAN antennae.
  2. Pop out the wireless LAN card then remove it.
Travelmate 630 Wireless Lan Card
  1. To detach the upper case assembly from the lower case assembly, first remove the three screws as shown.
  2. Remove the 15 screws on the bottom panel.
  3. Then detach the upper case assembly.
  1. Tear off the capton fastening the touchpad FPC.
  2. Disconnect the touchpad FPC.
Touchpad Fpc
  1. Remove the four screws that secure the touchpad support bracket.
  2. Then remove the touchpad support bracket.
  3. Remove the touchpad.
  1. Tear off all capton holding wireless LAN antenna.
  2. Take out the wireless antenna from the small fastening hooks.
  1. Remove the two screws that fasten the wireless antenna.
  2. Then take out the wireless antenna.
  1. Remove the screw holding the left hinge saddle.
  2. Then remove the screw holding the right hinge saddle.
  1. Remove the gasket protecting the wireless antenna.
  2. Remove the two screws fastening the wireless antenna to the hinge saddle.
  3. Then remove the wireless antenna from the upper case.
  1. Remove the two screws fastening the left speaker.
  2. Place the left speaker as shown.
  3. Then take off the left hinge saddle.
  1. Remove the gasket.
  2. Then remove the screw that secures the hinge saddle.
  1. Remove the two screws holding the right speaker.
  2. Place the right speaker as shown.
  3. Then remove the right hinge saddle.
  1. Remove the five screws that secure the shielding to the upper case.
  2. Tear off the tape on the right and the left side.
  3. Then remove the shielding.
  1. Tear off the tape holding the speaker set.
  2. Remove the speaker set from the upper case.
  1. Remove the screw that secures the main board to the lower case.
  2. Disconnect the touchpad FPC. Please push the lower case outwards as shown.
Acer Extensa 2300 Wifi Card

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