Having problems with your Toshiba Satellite M35X-S149 PC Notebook ?

Hi I removed all the screws, and took apart my Toshiba Satellite M35X-S149 in order to resolder the power supply to the motherboard, however with everything out, the motherboard won't come out of the plastic casing. It appears to be stuck in two places to the casing as if by super glue or something. Anyone know if I missed anything or what to do?


Answers :

You missed a couple of screws.
Probably they are attached within the case.
You removed the screws from the back, but I'm betting there are a couple that you can only see from the top.
Motherboards are not glued in.
Check to see if any of the motherboard components are sticking out the side or back where there might be a screw or post holding it in.
If you do not have a disassembly manual, here is one to go back and track your steps.....There may be other connectors you have not detached. Check carefully, screws aren't the only things holding the mobo in place. I think the M35 uses special nuts on the VGA port, these have to be removed for the motherboard to release....There appears to be one screw holding the system board to the lower case, with the board facing up, look in the middle and toward the top right edge of the board, there is a screw along the right edge. 2nd hole down, remove that screw and lift the right side of the board. Make sure all the wire and flat cable connections have been removed.
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