Removing the system board
WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety
information that shipped with your computer and follow the steps in
working inside your
the instructions in
practices, see the Regulatory Compliance home page at
NOTE: Your computer's Service Tag is stored in the system board. You must
enter the Service Tag in the BIOS setup program after you replace the
NOTE: Replacing the system board removes any changes you have made to
the BIOS using the BIOS setup program. You must make the appropriate
changes again after you replace the system board.
NOTE: Before disconnecting the cables from the system board, note the
location of the connectors so that you can reconnect the cables correctly
after you replace the system board.
Remove the battery.
Remove the fan.
Peel the tape that secures the display cable and touch-screen board-cable to the
Open the latches to disconnect the display cable and the touch-screen board-
cable from the system board.
Open the latch to disconnect the I/O-board cable from the system board.
computer. After working inside your computer, follow
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