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Computer Maintenance Manual CPU Power Supply Motherboard

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Replacing the Computer Motherboard Removing a computers old motherboard is not as complicated as it may seem. In this guide we will review how to remove the previous motherboard, and answer any questions. Now remember before beginning to remove an old motherboard it is important to ground yourself before touching any important computer components. Static electricity can store up in the human body, and can damage the new components of the motherboard, or processor if a discharge of static comes in contact with the components. To start off, ensure that the new motherboard is compatible with all the previous components, like the CPU, memory, and any expansion cards. Before starting the removal process, keep the power cord to the power supply plugged in, this will keep the computer case grounded. Now start off by disconnecting the power cord going to the P1 power connector on the motherboard. Then disconnect any cables and part connected to the motherboard including CD drives; hard drives, and any devices installed in the PCI slots. Remove the wires going to the front panel that connect to the motherboard. Do not forget to remove the memory, and processor. Remove any screws that hold the original motherboard in place, now the motherboard can be removed from the case. With the new motherboard set any jumpers to the same position as the original motherboard to ensure that everything work correctly.
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