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Removing the HDD Module/Memory/FDD Module/Optical Module and
Removing the HDD Module
1. Remove the two screws that secure the HDD module.
2. Then take the HDD module away.
Removing the Memory
1.Remove the screw as shown here.
2. Remove the DIMM door.
Removing the Optical Module
1. Remove the screw that secures the optical module.
2. Push the optical module outwards.
3. Then take out the optical module.
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Removing the FDD Module
1.Remove the two screws that secures the FDD module.
2.Disconnect FDD FPC.
3.Then remove the FDD module.
Removing the CPU
1.Replace the screw that secure the heatsink cover.
2.Remove the heatsink cover.
3.Remove the two screws that fasten the fan.
4.Disconnect the fan cable then remove the fan..
5.Remove the four screws as the picture shows.
6.Then remove the heatsink..
7.Unlock the CPU lock with the flat head screwdriver.
8.Then remove the CPU
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Removing the Keyboard, the Memory, the Modem Card, the LCD Module
and the Switch Board
Removing the Keyboard
1.Remove the two screws on the bottom panel.
2.Use a tool to pull the keyboard locks outwards as shown here.
3.Disconnect the keyboard FPC, then detach the keyboard off the main unit.
Removing the Memory, the Modem Card (Bluetooth Card) and the Wireless LAN Card
1.Pop up the memory then remove the memory.
2.Unscrew the two screws that fasten the MDC door then remove the MDC door.
3.Disconnect the modem card connector and modem card cable, then remove the modem card.
4.Disconnect the LCD power cable.
5.Remove the two screws holding the mini PCI EMI shielding.
6.For bluetooth sku, you need to disconnect the bluetooth line, cable and the connector then remove the
7.Then, disconnect the right antenna line.
8.Pop up the wireless LAN card with fingures the remove the wireless LAN card.
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Removing the Switch Board and the LCD module
1.Unscrew the two screws that secure the middle cover, one on each side.
2.Use a tool to prize out the middle cover.
3.Remove the two screws holding the switch board.
4.Unscrew the two screws that fasten the LCD hinge, one on each side.
5. Remove the two screws as shown here, one on each side.
6.Take the two screws off the bottom panel as shown here, one on each side.
7.Disconnect the LCD power cable.
8.Then detach the LCD module off the main unit.