Disconnect the power from the computer by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet and
then unplugging the AC adapter from the computer.
Remove the battery (see
Remove the following components:
Hard drive (see
Optical drive (see
Hinge cover (see
Rear cover (see
Top cover (see
System board (see
Remove the audio connector board:
Remove the two Phillips PM2.5×5.0 screws (1) that secure the audio connector board to the base
Remove the audio connector board cable (2) from the clips built into the base enclosure.
Remove the audio connector board (3) from the base enclosure.
Reverse this procedure to install the audio connector board.
Removing the RTC battery and leaving it uninstalled for 5 or more minutes causes all passwords
and CMOS settings to be cleared.
Chapter 4 Removal and replacement procedures
Battery on page
Hard drive on page
Optical drive on page
Keyboard on page
Hinge cover on page
Rear cover on page
Top cover on page
Subwoofer on page
System board on page
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