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A quick guide to replacing the motherboard.

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  1. Asus Q552UB-BHI7T12 MotherBoard Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Remove all ten screws on the back of the laptop to remove the cover.

    • Remove the cover.

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    • Disconnect the wires at the top of the battery by lifting on the tabs protruding out of the plastic frame.

  3. Asus Q552UB-BHI7T12 MotherBoard Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the four screws holding the battery in place, two on top and one on each side.

  4. Asus Q552UB-BHI7T12 MotherBoard Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Gently lift out the battery by the side closest to the motherboard first.

    • Be careful of any extra wires that may have attached itself to the battery.

  5. Asus Q552UB-BHI7T12 MotherBoard Replacement, MotherBoard: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Next you will be removing the cpu fan. Begin by removing the nine screws holding it in place.

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    • Then unplug the cable connecting into the motherboard.

    • Right next to the wire that was just unplugged, pull up and release the final clip attaching the fan to the motherboard.

    • Finally lift up and place aside.

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    • Next remove the screws at the top and bottom of the motherboard.

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    • Underneath the battery are 3 cables plugging into the motherboard, 1 wide one and two small ones. Lift the white tabs above them up, and then slide them out.

  9. Asus Q552UB-BHI7T12 MotherBoard Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 1
    • Next you will need to remove the disk drive. You can follow our guide here.

  10. Asus Q552UB-BHI7T12 MotherBoard Replacement: step 10, image 1 of 1
    • Move to the top of the motherboard and unplug the two cables that are connected.

  11. Asus Q552UB-BHI7T12 MotherBoard Replacement: step 11, image 1 of 1
    • Move to the bottom of the motherboard and unplug the single cable near the battery.

  12. Asus Q552UB-BHI7T12 MotherBoard Replacement: step 12, image 1 of 1
    • Now slide the motherboard back toward where the disk drive was, lift up and turn over. You will see a cable connected to the bottom of the board. Pull back on the dark plastic frame and then remove the cable.

    • Set the old motherboard aside and follow the steps in reverse to install the new one.

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

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