Replacing the system board in a laptop normally requires a technician to remove all other components from a laptop. Before replacing a laptop motherboard, make sure that the replacement meets the design specifications of the laptop model.
To remove and replace the system board, follow these steps:
Step 1. Power off the computer and disconnect the AC adapter.
Step 2. Remove the battery and any other components recommended by the manufacturer.
Step 3. Detach the DC jack from the laptop casing. Unclip the power cable from the case and disconnect it from the system board.
Step 4. Remove any remaining screws connecting the system board to the case.
Step 5. Remove the system board.
Step 6. Attach the system board to the laptop casing. Tighten any necessary screws.
Step 7. Attach the DC jack to the laptop casing, clip the power cable to the case, and connect it to the system board.
Step 8. Replace any removed components.
Step 9. Insert the battery, connect the AC adapter, and power on the computer to ensure that the system is functioning.