Replacing the Microprocessor Module

Q NOTICE Seating the microprocessor module properly in the ZIF socket does not require force. (J) NOTICE A microprocessor module that is not properly seated can result in an intermittent connection, or permanent damage to the microprocessor and ZIF socket. 1. Align the pin-1 corner of the microprocessor module with the pin-1 corner of the microprocessor socket on the system board and insert the microprocessor module. Q NOTICE You must position the microprocessor module correctly in the ZIF...

Replacing the System Board

Install the microprocessor on the replacement system board. 2. Connect the right and left speaker to the replacement system board. 3. Install the replacement system board. a. Insert the external microphone and headphone connectors through the plastic bottom case assembly. b. Replace the nine M2.5 x 5-mm screws, starting on the right side of the bottom case assembly. c. Replace the fan guard cover, inserting the tab into the bottom case assembly and replace the three M2.5 x 5-mm screws (see...

Display Assembly

Use a scribe to lift the right edge of the center control cover and pry it loose from the bottom case assembly. b. Lift the center control cover up and away from the bottom case assembly. 4. From the back of the computer, remove the five M2.5 x 5-mm screws labeled with the circle D. There are two screws on the right hinge and three screws on the left hinge. 5. Open the display assembly approximately 180 degrees and support the display assembly so it does not open past this position. 6....

Removing the System Board

Q NOTICE Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets, and remove any installed batteries. Q NOTICE To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal on the computer. QJ NOTICE Read Preparing to Work Inside the Computer before performing the following procedure. 2. Remove the keyboard assembly. 3. Remove the display assembly. 4. Remove the palmrest assembly. 5. Remove the thermal cooling assembly. 7. Verify...