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Lenovo IdeaCentre B520e Hardware Replacement Manual

Lenovo ideacentre b5 series hardware replacement manual v3.0.
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Machine type: 10088/3111
Version 3.0
2011.10
31500754
Lenovo
IdeaCentre B5 Series

Hardware Replacement Guide

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  • Page 1: Hardware Replacement Guide

    Machine type: 10088/3111 Lenovo IdeaCentre B5 Series Hardware Replacement Guide Version 3.0 2011.10 31500754...
  • Page 2 Hardware Replacement Guide © Copyright Lenovo 2011. All rights reserved. LIMITED AND RESTRICTED RIGHTS NOTICE: If data or software is delivered pursuant a General Services Administration “GSA” contract, use, reproduction, or disclosure is subject to restrictions set forth in Contract No. GS-35F-05925.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Overview ..................1 Chapter 1 Locations ..............5 Locating components and connectors ...........5 Chapter 2 Replacing hardware ..........9 General information ................9 Removing the computer cover ............9 Mounting the computer onto a wall ..........11 Replacing a memory module ............13 Replacing the optical drive ............15 Replacing the hard disk drive ............17 Replacing the keyboard ...............19...
  • Page 6: Overview

    Note: Use only parts provided by Lenovo®. The description of the TV-Tuner card in this manual applies only to those computer models that have the TV-Tuner card installed. It does not apply to those computer models that do not have the TV-Tuner card installed.
  • Page 7: Tools Required

    Troubleshooting information • Parts information • Links to other useful sources of information To access this information, go to: http://consumersupport.lenovo.com Tools required To disassemble the computer, you need the following tools: • Wrist grounding strap and conductive mat for preventing electrostatic discharge •...
  • Page 8 • Always handle parts and other computer components carefully. Handle adapters, memory modules, system boards, and microprocessors by the edges. Never touch any exposed circuitry. • Prevent others from touching the parts and other computer components. • Before you replace a new part, touch the static-protective package containing the part to a metal expansion-slot cover or other unpainted metal surface on the computer for at least two seconds.
  • Page 9 Hardware Replacement Guide...
  • Page 10: Chapter 1 Locations

    Locations Chapter This chapter provides illustrations to help locate the various connectors, controls and components of the computer. Locating components and connectors The following illustrations will help you to locate the various components and connectors in your computer. Font view The following illustrations show the location of controls on the front of the computer.
  • Page 11 Camera Volume down Built-in IR emitter (Do not block) Volume up Power button Brightness down Hard disk drive indicator Brightness up Bluetooth status indicator Novo Vision button WIFI status indicator PC mode / HDMI-in / AV-in switch AV-in / HDMI-in indicator Monitor On/Off Indicator lights ON/OFF button Note: The quality of video output will be affected accordingly due to the...
  • Page 12 Left and right view The following illustrations show the location of connectors on the left and right side of the computer. Attention: Be sure not to block any air vents on the computer. Blocked air vents may cause thermal problems. Memory card reader Microphone connector USB ports (2)
  • Page 13: Rear View

    Rear view The following illustration shows the location of connectors on the rear of the computer. Power socket Bluetooth reset button (Only functional on models equipped with a Bluetooth module) Ethernet port AV-IN ports (Selected models only) USB ports (4) TV tuner connector (Selected models only) HDMI in port (Selected models...
  • Page 14: Chapter 2 Replacing Hardware

    Note: It may be helpful to place the computer face-down on a soft flat surface for this procedure. Lenovo recommends that you use a blanket, towel, or other soft cloth to protect the computer screen from scratching or other damage.
  • Page 15: To Remove The Computer Cover

    To remove the computer cover 1. Remove any media (disks, CDs, or memory cards) from the drives, shut down the operating system, and turn off the computer and all attached devices. 2. Unplug all power cords from electrical outlets. 3. Disconnect all cables attached to the computer. This includes power cords, input/output (I/O) cables, and any other cables that are connected to the computer.
  • Page 16: Mounting The Computer Onto A Wall

    Note: It may be helpful to place the computer face-down on a soft flat surface for this procedure. Lenovo recommends that you use a blanket, towel, or other soft cloth to protect the touch screen from scratching or other damage.
  • Page 17 2. Remove the 6 screws that secure the stand to the computer, and then slide the stand out. 3. Align the wall mount bracket adapter and slide into place as shown, and then secure the adapter to the computer with the 6 screws. Hardware Replacement Guide...
  • Page 18: Replacing A Memory Module

    Note: It may be helpful to place the computer face-down on a soft flat surface for this procedure. Lenovo recommends that you use a blanket, towel, or other soft cloth to protect the touch screen from scratching or other damage.
  • Page 19 5. Push out the latches on both sides of the memory socket to release the memory module and gently pull the memory module upward to remove it from its socket. All of the memory modules can be removed by using the same procedure.
  • Page 20: Replacing The Optical Drive

    To remove the optical drive: Note: It may be helpful to place the computer face-down on a soft flat surface for this procedure. Lenovo recommends that you use a blanket, towel, or other soft cloth to protect the screen from scratching or other damage.
  • Page 21 7. Push a small iron stick (paper clip) into the small hole on the optical drive cover so that the disk springs out as shown. 8. Remove the 2 screws that secure the optical drive to the metal bracket. 9. Use a small flat head screwdriver to press and push out the pins that secure the cover to the disk.
  • Page 22: Replacing The Hard Disk Drive

    To replace the hard disk drive: Note: It may be helpful to place the computer face-down on a soft flat surface for this procedure. Lenovo recommends that you use a blanket, towel, or other soft cloth to protect the screen from scratching or other damage.
  • Page 23 3. Spring up the handle on the hard disk drive bay, and then slide the hard disk drive bay out of the chassis as shown. 4. Remove the 4 screws that secure the hard disk drive to the disk bay and slide the defective hard disk drive out of the bay.
  • Page 24: Replacing The Keyboard

    Hardware Maintenance Manual (HMM) for the computer. To obtain copies of the Safety and Warranty Guide or HMM, go to the Support Web site at: http://consumersupport.lenovo.com To replace the keyboard: 1. Remove any media (disks, CDs, or memory cards) from the drives, shut down the operating system, and turn off the computer and all attached devices.
  • Page 25: Replacing The Mouse

    Hardware Maintenance Manual (HMM) for the computer. To obtain copies of the Safety and Warranty Guide or HMM, go to the Support Web site at: http://consumersupport.lenovo.com To replace the mouse: 1. Remove any media (disks, CDs, or memory cards) from the drives, shut down the operating system, and turn off the computer and all attached devices.
  • Page 26: Replacing The Power Cord

    Hardware Maintenance Manual (HMM) for the computer. To obtain copies of the Safety and Warranty Guide or HMM, go to the Support Web site at: http://consumersupport.lenovo.com To replace the power cord 1. Remove any media (disks, CDs, or memory cards) from the drives, shut down the operating system, and turn off the computer and all attached devices.
  • Page 27 Hardware Replacement Guide...
  • Page 28: Chapter 3 Appendix

    Thank you for using Lenovo products. Carefully read all documents shipped with your computer before you install and use the product for the first time. Lenovo is not responsible for any loss except when caused by installation and operations performed by Lenovo professional service personnel.
  • Page 29 Phenom, AMD Sempron, Catalyst, Cool ‘n’ Quiet, CrossFire, PowerPlay, Radeon, and The Ultimate Visual Experience are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Other company, product, or service names referred to herein or in other Lenovo publications may be trademarks or service marks of others. All rights reserved.

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