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Machine type: 10069/7760
IdeaCentre B3 Series
Hardware Replacement Guide
Version 2.0 2011.01
Hardware Replacement Guide © Copyright Lenovo 2011. All rights reserved. LENOVO products, data, computer software, and services have been developed exclusively at private expense and are sold to governmental entities as commercial items as defined by 48 C.F.R. 2.101 with limited and restricted rights to use, reproduction and disclosure. LIMITED AND RESTRICTED RIGHTS NOTICE: If products, data, computer software, or services are delivered pursuant a General Services Administration “GSA” contr
Contents Overview ...................................................................................... 1 Chapter 1 Locations ................................................................. 5 Locating components and connectors ...........................................5 Chapter 2 Replacing hardware ................................................ 9 General information ........................................................................9 Mounting the computer onto a wall .................
Overview This guide is intended to be used by customers who are replacing Customer Replaceable Units (CRUs) as well as trained service personnel who are replacing Field Replaceable Units (FRUs). In this guide, CRUs and FRUs will often be referred to as parts. Note: Trained service personnel should refer to the Hardware Maintenance Manual (HMM) for parts ordering information. This guide does not include procedures for all parts. It is expected that cables, switches, and certain mechanical
Additional information resources If you have Internet access, the most up-to-date information for your computer is available from the World Wide Web. You can find the following information: • CRU r emoval and installation information • Publications • T r oubleshooting information • Parts information • Links to other useful sour ces of information To access this information, go to: http://consumersupport.lenovo.com Tools required To disassemble the computer, you need the following t
• L i m i t y o u r m o v e m e n t . M o v e m e n t c a n c a u s e s t a t i c - e l e c t r i c i t y t o b u i l d u p a r o u n d you. • Always handle parts and other computer components car efully . Handle adapters, memory modules, system boards, and microprocessors by the edges. Never touch any exposed circuitry. • Pr event others fr om touching the parts and other computer components. • Befor e you r eplace a new part, touch the static-pr otective package
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Chapter Locations This chapter provides illustrations to help locate the various connectors, controls and components of the computer. Locating components and connectors The following illustrations will help you to locate the various components and connectors in your computer. Font view The following illustrations show the location of connectors on the front of the computer. Built-in micr ophone Camera TV indicator Hard Disk Drive Indicator Hardware Replacement Guide 5
Bluetooth status indicator WIFI status indicator Menu button Direction button Direction button LCD On/Off Power button Left and right view The following illustrations show the location of connectors on the left and right side of the computer. Attention: Be sur e not to block any air vents on the computer . Blocked air vents may cause thermal problems. Optical drive TV buttons (Selected models only) Card reader USB port Headphone port Microphone port USB port 6 Hardware Replacement Guide
TV buttons (Selected models only) Channel Up Channel Down Volume Up Volume Down TV mode menu button Signal source choice button TV power On/Off Hardware Replacement Guide 7
Rear view The following illustration shows the location of connectors on the rear of the computer. Ethernet port TV tuner port (Selected models only) USB ports (5) Bluetooth r eset button (Only some models are functional) AV-IN ports PS/2 keyboar d port Power connector 8 Hardware Replacement Guide
Chapter Replacing hardware Attention: Do not remove the computer cover or attempt any repairs before reading the “Important safety information” in the Safety and Warranty Guide that was included with your computer or in the Hardware Maintenance Manual (HMM) for the computer. To obtain copies of the Safety and Warranty Guide or HMM, go to the Support Web site at: http://consumersupport.lenovo.com Note: Use only parts provided by Lenovo. General information Pre-disassembly instructions Be
Mounting the computer onto a wall The computer can be mounted onto a wall. Befor e doing this, you will first need to install a UL listed VESA wall mount* (to be purchased separately) onto the back of the computer. To install a VESA wall mount Note: It may be helpful to place the computer face-down on a soft flat surface for this procedure. Lenovo recommends that you use a blanket, towel, or other soft cloth to protect the touch screen from scratching or other damage. 1. Remove the 2 scre
Replacing a memory module Attention: Turn off the computer and wait 3 to 5 minutes to let the computer cool down before removing the computer cover. Note: It may be helpful to place the computer face-down on a soft flat surface for this procedure. Lenovo recommends that you use a blanket, towel, or other soft cloth to protect the touch screen from scratching or other damage. 1. Remove any media (disks, CDs, or memory cards) from the drives, shut down the operating system, and turn off
5. Push out the latches on both sides of the memory socket to r elease the memory module and gently pull the memory module upward to remove it from its socket. All of the memory modules can be removed by using the same procedure. 6. Align then insert the new memory module into the socket and push down on the top edge of the memory module. Make sure the latches lock the memory module in place. 7. Align then slide the computer cover back into position. 12 Hardware Replacement Guide
Replacing the optical drive Attention: Turn off the computer and wait 3 to 5 minutes to let the computer cool down before replacing the optical drive. To remove the optical drive: Note: It may be helpful to place the computer face-down on a soft flat surface for this procedure. Lenovo recommends that you use a blanket, towel, or other soft cloth to protect the screen from scratching or other damage. 1. Remove any media (disks, CDs, or memory cards) from the drives, shut down the operati
6. Push the optical drive so that it slides out of the drive bay . 7. Push a small ir on stick (paper clip) into the small hole on the optical drive cover so that the disk springs out as shown. 8. Remove the 2 screws that secure the optical drive to the metal bracket. 9. Use a small flat head scr ewdriver to pr ess and push out the pins that secur e the cover to the disk. 14 Hardware Replacement Guide
10. Separate the cover from the defective optical drive. 11. Install the new optical drive as follows: (1) Align the new optical drive with the cover, and then push the cover back into position. (2) Screw the metal bracket back onto the new optical drive. (3) Slide the new optical drive into the drive bay. 12. Screw the new optical drive back onto the chassis. 13. Slide the computer cover back into position. Hardware Replacement Guide 15