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Disassembling Toshiba Satellite 1415 notebook

Toshiba Satellite 1415 disassembly.

   
Remove battery from laptop

STEP 2

Remove the laptop battery.

   
 
 
   
Remove hard drive from laptop

STEP 3

Remove one screw securing the hard drive bay cover.
Remove the hard drive bay cover.
Remove the hard drive out of the bay.

   
Remove memory and wireless card

STEP 4

Remove the memory cover, the Wi-Fi card cover, the modem cover.
Remove the memory module, the Wi-Fi card, the modem.

   
Disassemble laptop

STEP 5

Remove all screws from the underside of the computer.

Take apart laptop

STEP 6

Carefully lift off the securing strip at the top of the keyboard.

   
Remove laptop keyboard

STEP 7

Remove the keyboard securing strip.

   
Remove notebook keyboard

STEP 8

Remove all screws securing the laptop keyboard.

   
Disconnect keyboard

STEP 9

Disconnect the keyboard cable from the system board.
Lift the edges of the connector first and then carefully disconnect the keyboard cable.

 

   
Dismantle Toshiba laptop

STEP 10

Remove screws securing the power switch board.
Disconnect the USB cable from the system board.
Lift off the power switch board.

   
Remove laptop DVD drive

STEP 11

Remove all screw from the support plate.
Remove the DVD drive securing screw.

   
Remove notebook DVD drive

STEP 12

Slide the DVD drive to the right and remove it.

   
Take apart laptop

STEP 13

Disconnect the LCD cable from the system board.
Disconnect left and right speaker cables from the system board.
Disconnect the touchpad cable from the system board.

   
Dismantle laptop

STEP 14

Carefully release the latches securing the upper cover assembly to the lower.
Lift off the upper cover assembly.
Carefully remove the Wi-Fi cables.

 

   
Disassemble laptop

STEP 15

Separate the upper and lower cover assemblies.

   
Remove notebook floppy drive

STEP 16

Disconnect the floppy drive cable from the system board.
Lift off the floppy drive.

   
Remove laptop touchpad

STEP 17

Remove the screw securing the touchpad.
Lift off the touchpad.

   
Disconnect notebook sound board

STEP 18

Disconnect the sound board cables from the system board.
Remove the screw.
Lift off the sound board.

 

   
Remove laptop hard drive

STEP 19

Remove screws securing the HDD connector board.
Lift off the HDD connector board.
Lift off the battery board.

   
Take apart laptop

STEP 20

Lift off the battery connector cover.

 

   
Remove notebook cooling can

STEP 21

Disconnect the fan cable from the system board.
Remove two screws securing the heat sink unit.
Remove the screw securing the fan.
Lift off the heat sink unit.

   
Dismantle Toshiba laptop

STEP 22

Remove two screws securing the connect holder assembly.
Lift off the connect holder assembly.

   
Take apart Toshiba laptop

STEP 23

Remove two hexa studs from the system board.
Remove three flat-head screws.
Disconnect DC cable.
Lift the system board out of the lower cover assembly.

   
Remove notebook processor

STEP 24

Rotate the CPU lock.
Lift the CPU off the socket.

   
Dismantle Toshiba Satellite laptop

STEP 25

Remove four screws securing the PC card connector.
Carefully lift off the PC card connector.

   
Remove laptop system board

STEP 26

Done!

In the next guide I explain how to remove the screen.

 

   

 

 

 

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