Introdução

This guide will show you how to safely remove the motherboard from your HP 15-ay014dx laptop.

  1. Disconnect device from power source and power down.
    • Disconnect device from power source and power down.

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  2. With the device turned upside down, use your index fingers to push the battery latches in towards each other.
    • With the device turned upside down, use your index fingers to push the battery latches in towards each other.

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    • The latch on your left will stay at the inward position, while the latch on the right will slide back out.

    • Gently grasp the battery and pull it back away from the device and yourself.

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    • Close the laptop and lay it down with the bottom facing up.

    • Using a size #00 Phillips screw drive remove the screw holding in the optical drive.

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    • Grip the optical drive and gently pull it out.

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    • Remove the 11 screws holding the body of the laptop together with a size #00 Phillips screwdriver.

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    • Use the spudger to press the tabs in the back of the computer. Carefully remove the back of the laptop by prying around the sides using the plastic opening tool.

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    • Undo the clips holding the RAM in place using the plastic opening tool.

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    • Carefully pull out the RAM from the motherboard.

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    • Remove the highlighted screws holding the body of the laptop together with a size #00 Phillips screwdriver.

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    • Using the spudger, push in the tabs in the back that hold the body together. Carefully pry the body apart by working the spudger around the body.

    • Pull the back cover off.

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    • Pry up on the clamp holding the SATA power ribbon using the plastic opening tool.

    • Pull out the SATA power ribbon using the tweezers.

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    • Remove the highlighted screws holding the hard drive to the body using the Philips #00 screwdriver.

    • Remove the hard drive.

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    • Remove the 4 screws holding the hard drive to the hard drive cage using the Philips #00 screwdriver.

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    • Remove the 11 screws holding the body of the laptop together with a size #00 Phillips screwdriver.

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    • Using the spudger, push in the tabs in the back that hold the body together. Carefully pry the body apart by working the spudger around the body.

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    • Using the spudger, carefully pry the wire connecting the wireless card to the motherboard off of it.

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    • Using the size #00 Phillips screwdriver remove the single screw holding it in place.

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    • carefully pull the card of its slot.

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    • Disconnect all ribbon connectors by flipping up the black tabs and gently pulling them out.

    • Disconnect​ ​the​ ​speakers​ ​by​ ​gently ​pulling​​ ​the​ ​connector ​out.

    • Disconnect​ ​the​ ​Fan​ ​by​ ​gently ​pulling​​ ​the​ ​connector​ ​out.

    • Disconnect the power by gently pulling the connectors out.

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    • Unscrew the five screws securing the motherboards.

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    • Gently lift the motherboard up and out of the casing.

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Conclusão

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

Drake Scoville

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