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If you want to change/upgrade your motherboard or it is damaged in anyway, this guide will show you how to replace it on your Inspiron.

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  1. Flip over the laptop so the back is facing upwards.
    • Flip over the laptop so the back is facing upwards.

    • Locate the battery compartment.

    • Make sure your laptop is turned off before disassembly.

  2. Slide both locks away from the center of the battery.
    • Slide both locks away from the center of the battery.

    • After you hear a click, pull out the battery.

  3. Remove the four screws from the back panel. Flip the laptop over and open it to view the keyboard. Disconnect the keyboard from the laptop by lifting up the latch holding the ribbon cable in place.
    • Remove the four screws from the back panel.

    • Flip the laptop over and open it to view the keyboard.

    • Disconnect the keyboard from the laptop by lifting up the latch holding the ribbon cable in place.

  4. Close the laptop and flip it over so the bottom is facing upwards. Remove the two screws from the small panel. Remove the small back panel.
    • Close the laptop and flip it over so the bottom is facing upwards.

    • Remove the two screws from the small panel.

    • Remove the small back panel.

    • Slide the CD drive out of the laptop.

    • Remove the three screws from the CD drive slot.

  5. This step is tricky and can feel like you are breaking the laptop. Follow the next steps with caution to avoid damaging the laptop.
    • This step is tricky and can feel like you are breaking the laptop. Follow the next steps with caution to avoid damaging the laptop.

    • Remove the top cover by inserting a spudger under the surface.

    • Working clockwise, pry upwards with the spudger to detach the clips.

  6. Disconnect the ribbon cables. Remove the cover to access the inner hardware of the laptop.
    • Disconnect the ribbon cables.

    • Remove the cover to access the inner hardware of the laptop.

  7. Make sure the SIM card has already been removed. If not, remove it now.
    • Make sure the SIM card has already been removed. If not, remove it now.

    • Carefully unplug the four ports connecting to the computer (the prying tool may come in handy when using it on the ports).

  8. Remove all 10 screws on the motherboard using the Phillips #0 screwdriver. Remove all 10 screws on the motherboard using the Phillips #0 screwdriver.
    • Remove all 10 screws on the motherboard using the Phillips #0 screwdriver.

  9. Carefully lift the motherboard at an angle, and slowly pull out the final port. You will find the port on the bottom of the motherboard shown in the first picture.
    • Carefully lift the motherboard at an angle, and slowly pull out the final port.

    • You will find the port on the bottom of the motherboard shown in the first picture.

Conclusie

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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