Hardware

Cracking Open the Dell Adamo

Disconnect the remaining, visible ribbon cables

We disconnected several ribbon cables from the motherboard before proceeding.
Six Phillips screws hold the motherboard and its attached heat sink and fan in place.

Photo and caption by iFixit for TechRepublic.

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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop supp...