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Tried, but can't get mobo out of case

I had removed every single screw and part, but just can't get the motherboard out of the case. The LCD, Keyboard, top case, heatsink, the lags around the back VGA connector and parrallel port are all out. I can lift the motherboard, from one side but its very stiff near the cardbus area and the back area. I can't find anymore screws to remove.

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  • 2ssk May 01, 2008

    The laptop is a HP ze4315us, and I need to get to the DC jack. The manual on HP's website is not helping with this portion much.

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You need to remove the two screws from the card bus ... I know this problem was posted in May, and would hope you have it figured out by now. But for the other people who are wondering ... there's two screws in the card bus cage (pcmcia slot) ... remove those, and the board should come out, considering all other obvious screws are out.

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Try to contact them online tech support..maybe they could help..

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