Removing the Microprocessor Thermal Cooling Assembly

Q NOTICE Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets, and remove any installed batteries. (J) NOTICE To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer. (J) NOTICE Read Preparing to Work Inside the Computer before performing the following procedure. NOTE You can remove the microprocessor thermal-cooling assembly with the fan attached. 3. Disconnect the fan power cable from the system board. 4....

Removing the Memory Module Modem Cover

NOTE This procedure covers removing and replacing the memory module located under the memory module modem cover on the bottom of the computer. A second memory module resides on the upper surface of the system board under the EMI shield. To replace the memory module under the EMI shield, perform the procedure for removing the EMI shield. Then replace the memory module. NOTICE Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets, and remove any installed batteries. NOTICE To...

Removing the Speakers

NOTICE Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets, and remove any installed batteries. NOTICE To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer. (J) NOTICE Read Preparing to Work Inside the Computer before performing the following procedure. The speakers are located on the left and right corners of the front of the bottom case. Take note of the speaker cable routing so that you can replace the...

Removing the Back Panel

Q NOTICE To prevent data loss, turn off the computer before removing the backpanel fan. Do not remove the fan while the computer is on or in a power management mode. Q NOTICE Read 'Preparing to Work Inside the Computer before performing the following procedure. 1. Ensure that the work surface is flat and clean to prevent scratching the computer cover. 2. Save and close any open files, exit any open programs, and shut down the computer. Q NOTICE Disconnect the computer and any attached devices...