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Remove the speaker set
1.Remove the tape
2.Remove the aluminum tape (the tape can be damaged while servicing, please make sure you have a
3.Remove the tape here.
4.Disconnect the speaker cable.
5.Remove the screw as shown here.
6.And the one on the other side.
7.Remove the speaker set.
Remove the mainboard
1.Remove the nine screws as shown
2.Detach the mainboard module from the base unit
3.Remove the screw as shown
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4.Remove the PCI board.
5.Remove the six screws that secure the I/O shield.
6.Remove the I/O shield.
7.Disconnect the system fan power connector.
8.Remove the two screws, one on each side, that secure the mainboard.
9.Remove the mainboard from the mainboard bracket.
Remove the system fan
1.Remove the two screws that secure the system fan.
2.Remove the system fan.
3.This completes the disassembly procedures of Aspire 1700.
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1.Disconnect the ribbon cable.
2.Remove the screws as shown here.
3.Remove the FDD bracket away from the floppy drive.
1.Disconnect the HDD power cable and then the IDE coaxial cable.
2.Remove the screws that secure the HDD, and the other side.
3.Remove the bracket from the HDD.
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1.Remove the three screws as shown here.
2.Remove the bracket.
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