简介

Is your motherboard dead, preventing your device from functioning? If so, here is a guide to remove your motherboard.

  1. Make sure the device is turned off and disconnected from any power source.
    • Make sure the device is turned off and disconnected from any power source.

    • To disconnect the tablet from the keyboard attachment, open the laptop and lift the tablet component up from the keyboard dock.

  2. While handling the device, make sure to avoid pushing the power button.  Device must remain powered off.
    • While handling the device, make sure to avoid pushing the power button. Device must remain powered off.

    • Metal spudgers and similar prying tools can damage internal components like the motherboard. It is ideal to use a regular black nylon spudger or a plastic opening tool, but for this device the metal jimmy and spudger were the only tools that worked.

    • Starting from the corner of the tablet, use a jimmy to create a gap between the screen and the back covering.

    • Insert a metal spudger in the gap that you created with the Jimmy.

    • Slowly maneuver the metal spudger along the perimeter of the tablet to pry the screen and back covering apart.

    • Separate the back covering from the screen.

    • Using your hands, peel off the Polyimide tape (yellow tape).

    • Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew the two 2mm screws at the bottom of the tablet and open the ZIF latch.

    • Gently remove the gold ribbon cable covering the battery and set it aside.

    • Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew the two 2mm screws at the top right of the battery.

    • Peel the three shiny black stickers from the battery (top left, bottom right, and bottom left), but keep them attached to the motherboard.

    • Battery is adhered to the tablet.

    • Avoid putting pressure on the glass while separating the battery from the screen.

    • Use the spudger to separate the battery from glue that holds the battery to the screen. Carefully pry the battery from the tablet.

    • Remove the battery from the device.

    • Using a spudger, disconnect the two ribbon cables on the top right and the three on the bottom left of the motherboard.

    • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the five 2mm screws from the motherboard. There are two on the left edge and three on the bottom edge of the motherboard.

    • Using the spudger, pry the speaker from the right side of the tablet.

    • Lift the red and black wires attached to speaker on right side out of the track to where it connects to motherboard and the speaker on the left side.

    • Using the spudger, pry the speaker from the left side of the tablet.

    • Use a spudger to create a gap between motherboard and back covering.

    • Using the spudger, gently pry the motherboard away from the back covering.

    • Gently lift and remove the motherboard and speakers from tablet.

结论

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

Rachel Harrison

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