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Toshiba Satellite A105 how to remove motherboard

Toshiba Satellite A105, A100, Tecra A7 disassembly.

   
Remove laptop battery

STEP 1

Start laptop disassembly with removing the battery.
Unlock the battery and slide it away from the laptop.

 

   
 
 
   
Remove hard drive cover and memory cover

STEP 2

Remove the hard drive cover. You may use a sharp object to lift it up.
Remove the Wi-Fi, modem, memory cover.

   
Remove memory stics

STEP 3

Slide the hard drive aside to disconnect it from the system board and remove it from the HDD bay.
Remove the memory modules.

   
Remove laptop hard drive

STEP 4

The SATA hard drive has to be removed together with a rubber cover.

   
Disconnect and remove Wi-Fi card and modem

STEP 5

Carefully disconnect the wireless card antenna cables and remove the wireless card.
Remove two screws securing the modem card. Lift the modem card up to disconnect it from the connector on the system board. Disconnect the modem cable.

 

   
Remove DVD drive

STEP 6

Remove one screw securing the DVD drive and push on the metal bracket to slide the drive from the case.

   
Slide DVD drive from laptop

STEP 7

Remove the DVD drive.

   
Remove screws on bottom

STEP 8

Remove all marked screws on the bottom of the notebook.

   
Remove keyboard strip

STEP 9

Lift up the keyboard strip with a sharp object.

   
Keyboard strip

STEP 10

Remove the keyboard strip. It might be hard to disengage plastic latches securing the strip. Do not hurry and do not bend the strip to much.

   
Removing keyboard

STEP 11

Remove two screws securing the laptop keyboard and lift it up from the case.

   
Disconnect notebook keyboard

STEP 12

Carefully unlock the keyboard connector on the system board and pull the cable.
Remove the keyboard.

   
Remove screws from hinges

STEP 13

Remove two screws on the back of the laptop.

   
Disconnect cables

STEP 14

Remove four screws securing the laptop display assembly.
Carefully disconnect the video cable from the motherboard.
Pull the wireless card antenna cables through the opening.

   
Remove LCD assembly

STEP 15

Lift up the display assembly and remove it.

   
Disconnect cables

STEP 16

Disconnect the DVD control board cable, the touchpad cable and the speaker cables on the system board. Do not pull the cables, open the lock first.

   
Open laptop case

STEP 17

Start opening the laptop case with disengaging the plastic latches on the back.

   
Crack laptop case

STEP 18

Use a guitar pick as a laptop case cracker. Move the pick along the top cover side to open plastic latches.

   
Remove top cover

STEP 19

Remove the top cover assembly.

   
Remove CPU fan and heatsink

STEP 20

Remove two screws securing the CPU fan and disconnect the fan from the motherboard.
Remove two screws securing a metal plate over the heatsink.
Remove the heatsink and the fan.

   
Disconnect motherboard cables

STEP 21

Remove one screw securing the motherboard.
Disconnect the USB board cable on the motherboard.
Lift up the DC jack from its housing.

   
Remove laptop moterboard

STEP 22

Start removing the laptop motherboard from the case.

   
Toshiba Satellite A105 motherboard

STEP 23

Unlock the CPU lock and remove the CPU from the socket.

   
Toshiba Satellite A105 disassembled

STEP 24

Toshiba Satellite A105 disassembly done!

   

 

 

 

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