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Unformatted text preview: 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,...
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This note was uploaded on 07/03/2011 for the course COMP IT 280 taught by Professor Moses during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '11