How to dismantle Toshiba laptop

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Removing laptop system board

STEP 18

Remove four hex screws on the back of the base.

   
Dismantle laptop

STEP 19

Remove two scres securing the system board to the base.

   
Remove notebook system board

STEP 20

Carefully remove the system board from the base.
Here are some tips for removing the motherboard. 1. Push the PC card slot button and lift up the left side of the board. 2. Carefully pry the right side of the case and release the volume wheel, audio jacks and USB port. 3. Lift up both side of the motherboard and remove it from the base.

   
Remove laptop modem

STEP 21

Remove two screws securing the modem card.
Remove the modem card.

 

   
Remove laptop cooling fan

STEP 22

Remove four screws securing the fans.

   
Clean cooling fan

STEP 23

Hold the fans and turn the system board back over.
Disconnect the CPU fan cables on the system board.
Remove fans.


   
Remove laptop heatsink

STEP 24

Remove four screws with springs securing the cooling module.
Carefully lift the cooling module off the CPU.

   
Remove laptop CPU

STEP 25

Turn the CPU lock to unlock position. Carefully lift off the CPU.
Attention! When you are assembling the laptop, make sure the CPU is seated properly and is LOCKED inside the socket on the motherboard. If you forget to lock the CPU, the laptop will not start. Do not forget apply new thermal grease on the CPU. Without thermal grease the laptop will overheat and shut down.

   
Replace laptop system board

STEP 26

DONE.

Here's how to remove the screen.

   
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