Toshiba Tecra TE2100 disassembly.

   

STEP 1

Turn the unit upside down.
Remove screws securing the the modem cover, the memory cover, the hard drive cover.
Remove all covers.

   
 
 
   

STEP 2

Remove the battery and the memory modules.

   

STEP 3

Remove the hard drive.
Remove the DVD-drive.

   

STEP 4

Removed all marked screws on the bottom of the computer.

   

STEP 5

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


   

STEP 6

Remove the securing strip.

 

   

STEP 7

Remove two screws securing the keyboard.

   

STEP 8

Disconnect the keyboard cable from the system board and remove the keyboard.

 

   

STEP 9

Remove the screw securing the wireless card cover.
Lift off the wireless card cover.

   

STEP 10

Disconnect antenna cables from the wireless card.
Remove the wireless card.
Disconnect the LCD cable on the system board.

   

STEP 11

Disconnect speaker cables on the system board.
Remove one screw securing the left speaker.

   

STEP 12

Remove the left speaker.

   

STEP 13

Remove one screw securing the right speaker.
Remove the right speaker.

   

STEP 14

Remove two screws from the back of the laptop.

   

STEP 15

Remove three screws securing the LCD assembly to the base.

   

STEP 16

Lift the LCD assembly off the base and remove it.

   

STEP 17

Disconnect the membrane switch cable on the system board.

   

STEP 18

Carefully remove the top cover assembly.

   

STEP 19

Disconnect two screws securing the VGA flat cable to the system board.
Disconnect the cable from the VGA card.
Remove the cable.

   

STEP 20

Remove two screws securing the VGA board to the system board.
Carefully lift the VGA board off the system board.
Lift the metal plate off the system board.

   

STEP 21

Disconnect the fan cable on the system board.
Remove two screws securing the fan to the base.
Remove four screws securing the heat sink to the system board.
Lift off the cooling module.

   

STEP 22

Remove one screw securing the hard drive bay.
Lift off the HDD bay.

   

STEP 23

Disconnect the power board cables on the system board.
Remove the screw securing the power board to the system board.
Lift off the power board (with RTC battery).

   

STEP 24

Remove the Wi-Fi antenna switch extension.
Disconnect two wide flat cables on the system board.
Remove one screw securing the sound board.
Lift off the sound board (with cables).


   

STEP 25

Remove three screws securing the SelectBay cover.
Lift off the SelectBay.

   

STEP 26

Remove two flat-head screws and two hex studs securing the system board.
Disconnect DC connector on the system board.

   

STEP 27

Carefully lift the system board off the base.

   

STEP 28

Unlock the CPU lock.
Lift the CPU off the socket.

   

STEP 29

Remove two screws securing the modem board.
Disconnect the modem cable.
Lift off the modem board.

   

STEP 30

Remove four screws securing the PC card connector.

   

STEP 31

Lift the PC card connector off the system board.

   

STEP 32

DONE!

   

 

 

 

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