Introduction

This guide will teach you how to properly take apart your Asus to replace the track pad clicker.

Flip the laptop over and locate the battery lock tabs. Slide the right tab to the unlock position (right) so that the red dot is showing. Then, slide and hold the left tab to its unlock position (left). While holding the left tab to the left, pull the battery out.
  • Flip the laptop over and locate the battery lock tabs.

  • Slide the right tab to the unlock position (right) so that the red dot is showing. Then, slide and hold the left tab to its unlock position (left).

  • While holding the left tab to the left, pull the battery out.

Remove the four 4.76 mm screws using the Phillips J0 Screwdriver. Remove the four 4.76 mm screws using the Phillips J0 Screwdriver.
  • Remove the four 4.76 mm screws using the Phillips J0 Screwdriver.

Using a plastic opening tool, take off the hard drive cover by lifting it up. Using a plastic opening tool, take off the hard drive cover by lifting it up.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, take off the hard drive cover by lifting it up.

Starting from the left, use a plastic opening tool to slide the hard drive all the way to the right. Once the hard drive is all the way to the right, lift it up and pull it out. Once the hard drive is all the way to the right, lift it up and pull it out.
  • Starting from the left, use a plastic opening tool to slide the hard drive all the way to the right.

  • Once the hard drive is all the way to the right, lift it up and pull it out.

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Remove the screw under the hard drive using the Phillips J0 Screwdriver. Remove the screw under the hard drive using the Phillips J0 Screwdriver.
  • Remove the screw under the hard drive using the Phillips J0 Screwdriver.

Flip the laptop back over and unlock the three keyboard tabs at the top of the keyboard by pushing down on the silver tabs with tweezers . Flip the laptop back over and unlock the three keyboard tabs at the top of the keyboard by pushing down on the silver tabs with tweezers .
  • Flip the laptop back over and unlock the three keyboard tabs at the top of the keyboard by pushing down on the silver tabs with tweezers .

Use the plastic opening tool to lift up the keyboard. Use the plastic opening tool to lift up the keyboard.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to lift up the keyboard.

Using a pair of tweezers, disconnect the cable at the bottom of the keyboard by flipping the two lock switches up on both sides of the cable. Carefully pull the cable out. Carefully pull the cable out.
  • Using a pair of tweezers, disconnect the cable at the bottom of the keyboard by flipping the two lock switches up on both sides of the cable.

  • Carefully pull the cable out.

Using a pair of tweezers, unlock the touchpad ribbon by pushing the white lock tab to the right. Carefully pull the ribbon to the right. Carefully pull the ribbon to the right.
  • Using a pair of tweezers, unlock the touchpad ribbon by pushing the white lock tab to the right.

  • Carefully pull the ribbon to the right.

Remove the nine 4.76 mm screws from the top cover of the laptop using the Phillips J0 Screwdriver. Using a plastic opening tool, pry up the edges of the cover. Caution: Be careful around the audio and microphone jacks as they can be easily damaged. Lift the right half of the cover and move it towards the left.
  • Remove the nine 4.76 mm screws from the top cover of the laptop using the Phillips J0 Screwdriver.

  • Using a plastic opening tool, pry up the edges of the cover.

  • Caution: Be careful around the audio and microphone jacks as they can be easily damaged. Lift the right half of the cover and move it towards the left.

Lift up and remove the top cover of the laptop. Flip this cover over to reveal the back.
  • Lift up and remove the top cover of the laptop.

  • Flip this cover over to reveal the back.

Using a Spudger, push down on the green tabs found on both sides. Pull the clicker off of the cover plate. Pull the clicker off of the cover plate.
  • Using a Spudger, push down on the green tabs found on both sides.

  • Pull the clicker off of the cover plate.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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