Removing the computer stand
Turn off the computer and wait 3 to 5 minutes to let the computer
cool down before removing the computer stand.
To remove the computer stand:
For this procedure, it helps to place the computer face-down on a
soft flat surface. Lenovo recommends that you use a blanket, towel,
or other soft cloth to protect the screen surface from scratches or
1. Remove any media (disks, CDs, or memory cards) from the drives,
shut down the operating system, and turn off the computer and all
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. Refer to "Left and right view" and "Rear
view" for help with locating the various connectors.
4. Remove the computer cover. Refer to "Removing the computer cover".
Chapter 8. Replacing hardware