Travelmate C300 Disambling

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This chapter contains step-by-step procedures on how to disassemble the notebook computer for maintenance and troubleshooting.

To disassemble the computer, you need the following tools:

  • Wrist grounding strap and conductive mat for preventing electrostatic discharge
  • Philips screw drivers
  • Flat head screwdriver

NOTE: The screws for the different components vary in size. During the disassembly process, group the screws with the corresponding components to avoid mismatch when putting back the components. When you remove the middle cover, please be careful not to scrape the cover.

Before You Begin

Before proceeding with the disassembly procedure, make sure that you do the following:

  1. Turn off the power to the system and all peripherals.
  2. Unplug the AC adapter and all power and signal cables from the system.
  3. Remove the battery pack.

NOTE: TravelMate C300 series product uses tape to fasten the antenna/cable, you may need to tear the tape before you remove the antenna.

NOTE: The disassembly is based on an engineering sample, therefore, the number of the screws may differ from what you would actually get.

The flowchart on the succeeding page gives you a graphic representation on the entire disassembly sequence and instructs you on the components that need to be removed during servicing. For example, if you want to remove the system board, you must first remove the then disassemble the inside assembly frame in that order.

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  1. Release the battery lock.
  2. Slide the battery latch then remove the battery.

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