Complete Toshiba laptop disassembly guides and manuals with pictures

Toshiba Tecra M2 laptop

Toshiba Tecra M2 disassembly.

 
   
Remove laptop battery

STEP 1

Turn the laptop upside down.
Remove the battery.

   
 
 
   
Disassemble laptop

STEP 2

Remove two screws securing the hard drive cover and the memory cover.
Remove both covers.

   
Remove hard drive and DVD drive

STEP 3

Remove the hard drive and the DVD drive.

   
Take apart laptop

STEP 4

Remove all marked screws on the bottom of the laptop.

   
Removing laptop keyboard

STEP 5

Turn the notebook right side up.
Insert a thin object under the securing strip and lift it up.
Be careful, it may be very tight.

   
Remove laptop keyboard

STEP 6

Remove the securing strip.

   
Dismantle laptop

STEP 7

Remove two screws securing the keyboard.
Turn the keyboard over and place it on the palmrest.

   
Remove laptop keyboard

STEP 8

Remove one screw securing a metal plate.

   
Remove laptop memory

STEP 9

Disconnect the keyboard cable on the system board and remove the keyboard.
Remove the memory module.
Disconnect the RTC battery cable and the touchpad cable on the system board.


   
Disassemble laptop

STEP 10

Remove three screws securing the top cover to the base of the laptop.

   
Dismantle laptop

STEP 11

Lift off the top cover/touchpad assembly.

   
Take apart laptop

STEP 12

Remove the top cover/touchpad assembly.

   
Remove wireless card

STEP 13

Disconnet the wireless card antenna cables.
Remove the wireless card.

   
Remove cooling module

STEP 14

Remove two screws securing the cooling fan and disconnect the fan cable on the system board.
Lift off the CPU fan.
Remove three screws securing the heatsink.
Carefully lift the heatsink off the CPU.

   
Remove sound card

STEP 15

Disconnect the flat (white) cable on the system board and on the sound board. Remove the cable.
Remove one screw securing the plastic brace over the USB power cable. Remove the brace.
Disconnect the USB power cable (black) on the system board and on the sound board. Remove the cable.
Disconnect the microphone cable and the speaker cable on the sound board.

   
Remove laptop modem card

STEP 16

Remove two screws securing the modem card. Lift off the modem card and disconnect the cable on the system board and on the modem card.
Remove one screw securing the LCD video cable. Lift off a metal brace and disconnect the cable on the system board.

   
Disconnect LCD video cable

STEP 17

Disconnect the power switch cable on the system board.
Disconnect the S-video/VGA cable on the system boad.
Remove four screws securing the upper cover/display assembly.

   
Remove LCD display assembly

STEP 18

Lift off the upper cover/display assembly off the base and remove it.

   
Remove laptop sound board

STEP 19

Remove the sound board.
Remove one screw securing the system board to the base.

   
Disassemble laptop

STEP 20

Slide up the LAN jack and DC-IN jack out of its housing on the laptop base.

   
Remove laptop system board

STEP 21

Lift up the right side of the system board.

   
Remove notebook system board

STEP 22

Remove the system board.

   
Remove PC card slot

STEP 23

Remove four screws securing the PC card slot.
Turn the system board over.

   
Remove laptop CPU

STEP 24

Lift up the PC card slot to disconnect it from the system board.
Unlock the CPU and remove it out of its socket.

   
Dismantle laptop

STEP 25

Done !!!

   

 

 

 

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