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How to Disassemble an Asus R541U Laptop

How to Disassemble an Asus R541U Laptop

In this article, we will proceed with the disassembly of the Asus R541U laptop step by step in order to repair or clean it.

Tools used in this video:

Removal of the upper part

To begin, we turn the computer and we will first remove all the screws of the rear plastic parts:

Screw to be removed to remove the back plastic part
Screw to be removed to remove the back plastic part

Once all the screws are removed, we will put the PC on the slice and discard the plastic parts here on the CD player side:

Spacing of plastic parts using the disassembly tool
Spacing of plastic parts using the disassembly tool

To do this, we will use a disassembly tool that can be bought on my shop and declip by making back and forth movements in this way.

It is important not to abruptly lift the keyboard as there are two connecting strips behind:

Presence of connectors under the top panel
Presence of connectors under the top panel
  1. Keyboard connector to be lifted and cable to be removed
  2. Trackpad connector to be lifted and cable to be removed
Second view of keyboard (1) and trackpad connections (2)
Second view of keyboard (1) and trackpad connections (2)

Only after these two connections are removed, the upper part can be removed.

Changing the keyboard

If you want to change the keyboard, you will need:

  • either change the top part,
  • Either find another keyboard, declip all the little pins and try to solder them or reattach the keyboard.
Asus R541U Laptop Keyboard View
Asus R541U Laptop Keyboard View

How to undo a connection

As I explained to you about the connectors, you just have to lift here to be able to undo the keyboard and the same for the trackpad, you just have to lift the connectors:

Zoomed view of keyboard (1) and trackpad connectors (2)
Zoomed view of keyboard (1) and trackpad connectors (2)

Front view on the motherboard

After these operations, we arrive on the motherboard:

View of the motherboard and its components
View of the motherboard and its components
  1. The hard drive and its associated screw (in grey): once defeated, you have to push the drive to the right to take it out
  2. The CD drive and its associated screw (in grey): once defeated, you must push the CD drive to the right to take it out
  3. The wifi card and its associated screw (in grey): once defeated, you must open the card and take it out to the right
  4. The fan and its associated screw (in grey)
  5. The speaker connector (in grey)

Finally, the next step will be to unscrew all the screws marked with a white triangle because they symbolize the screws of the motherboard:

Acer Aspire E5-511 Laptop Motherboard Rear View
Acer Aspire E5-511 Laptop Motherboard Rear View
  • In red, there are the screws to remove from the motherboard
  1. The LCD connector to disconnect
  2. The part holding the hard drive to push to the right
  3. Motherboard location to be exited by pulling to the right once all unscrewed and disconnected
  4. The battery and its associated screw

Back view on the motherboard

Here we are on the back of the motherboard:

Asus R541U Laptop Motherboard Rear View
Asus R541U Laptop Motherboard Rear View
  1. Processor and chipset location
  2. Location of an additional memory strip holder

Conclusion

So much for the complete disassembly of this Asus R541U laptop.
For reassembly, it will be necessary to proceed in the opposite direction.

I hope this article has been useful to you.
Thank you for reading the entire article and feel free to leave a comment!
See you soon 😄

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Yves KLINGER

Passionate about computers for more than 20 years, touches on everything, I try to explain computer science so that it is understood by the greatest number and so that you can help yourself at low cost.

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