Machine Disassembly and Replacement
This chapter contains step-by-step procedures on how to disassemble the notebook
computer for maintenance and troubleshooting.
Cable paths and positioning may not represent the actual model. During the removal and
installation of the components, ensure all available cable channels and clips are used and
that the cables are replaced in the same position.
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
The product previews seen in the disassembly procedures may not represent the final
product color or configuration.
To disassemble the computer, the following tools are suggested:
Wrist grounding strap and conductive mat for preventing electrostatic discharge
Plastic flat screwdriver
Cabling and components require adhesive to be applied during the replacement and