Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Remove the battery, using release clips. Ensure device has no residual power by attempting boot once battery is removed.
    • Remove the battery, using release clips.

    • Ensure device has no residual power by attempting boot once battery is removed.

    • Remove either 2 (or 4 for a full teardown) 12mm phillips screws, then removing the bottom cover to gain access to the HDD and RAM.

    • Remove HDD and RAM cover

  2. Remove 3 5mm Phillips screws
    • Remove 3 5mm Phillips screws

    • Slide HDD caddy back, remove using the black pull tab.

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  4. Remove 4 Phillips screws, 2 per side
    • Remove 4 Phillips screws, 2 per side

    • Remove HDD from caddy.

  5. Remove 7 5mm Phillips screws
    • Remove 7 5mm Phillips screws

  6. Flip laptop and open lid. Separate the keyboard plate from the main housing, using a plastic prying tool. Being careful not to damage the LED indicators or other peripheries. Disconnect the LED, trackpad, and keyboard ribbon cables. The keyboard can now be removed
    • Flip laptop and open lid. Separate the keyboard plate from the main housing, using a plastic prying tool. Being careful not to damage the LED indicators or other peripheries.

    • Disconnect the LED, trackpad, and keyboard ribbon cables.

    • The keyboard can now be removed

  7. Locate Wifi Card Remove the antenna cables using a spudger tool.
    • Locate Wifi Card

    • Remove the antenna cables using a spudger tool.

    • Remove the Philips screw The Wifi Card will pop up and should be easily removed.

Conclusion

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

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