In this guide I explain how to disassemble a Lenovo ideapad 100-14IBY model 80MH laptop. Most likely you can use these instructions for taking apart other models in the Lenovo idepad 100-14 line.
The disassembly process starts with removing the keyboard and after this step is accomplished we’ll move to the internal components.
Remove two screws securing the keyboard on the bottom.
Insert a thin metal case opener tool between the keyboard and the palmrest assembly.
Pry up the keyboard to disengage hidden latches. There are many hidden latches securing the keyboard.
Continue removing the keyboard with your fingers while prying it up the with the case opener.
In Lenovo ideapad 100-14IBY the keyboard is glued to the palmrest. As you can see on the following picture, the aluminum foil separated from the back of the keyboard. I had to peel it off separately.
The aluminum foil is glued to the palmrest with some strong adhesive.
Lift up the keyboard and move it towards the display.
Now you can access the keyboard cable and disconnect it.
In order to unlock the connector it’s necessary to lift up the locking tab first (red arrow).
Only after the flat cable is released you can pull it out.
Remove the keyboard completely.
Remove three screws securing the palmrest assembly.
Disconnect the power button board cable from the motherboard.
I’m disconnecting this cable because I will be removing the power button board in the following steps. You can do it later if you want.
In order to disconnect the power button board cable simply pull it out of the connector. There is no locking tab on this type of connector.
Remove nine screws from the bottom cover.
Start separating the bottom cover from the palmrest assembly using the case opener tool.
Move the case opener along the side and pry up the bottom cover while helping yourself with fingers.
Remove the bottom cover.
Remove three screws securing the laptop battery.
Disconnect the battery cable from the motherboard.
Lift up the battery and unroute the speaker cable with the wireless antenna cable from the guided path on the right side.
Remove the battery.
Remove three screws securing the hard drive bracket.
Slide the hard drive assembly to the left to disconnect it from the SATA port and remove it.
In Lenovo ideapad 100-14IBY laptop the DC power jack is mounted under the left display hinge.
Remove two screws securing the left display hinge. Unplug the DC jack cable from the motherboard.
Open up the display hinge and remove the DC power jack harness.
Remove one screw securing the power button board. As you remember, I already disconnected the cable from the motherboard in the step 4.
Remove the power button board.
Removing the display assembly.
Remove two screws securing the right display hinges. Lift up the left hinges the same way as the right hinge in the step 13.
Disconnect one antenna cable from the wireless card. Unplug the display video cable from the motherboard.
In order to unplug the wireless card antenna cable simply lift it up and unsnap from the connector on the card.
Unroute the display video cable from the guided path on the palmrest.
Separate the display panel from the palmrest.
If you want to remove the LCD screen you can follow Lenovo ideapad 110-15ISK screen removal instructions. All steps should be very similar.
Lenovo ideapad 100-14IBY motherboard has only one memory slot.
The CMOS battery can be easily access and replaced if necessary.
In order to remove the motherboard you’ll have to remove three screws and disconnect the speaker cable.
Here’s the official Lenovo ideapad 100-14IBY/ 100-15IBY service manual.