Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/2: Ensure device has no residual power by attempting boot once battery is removed. Image 2/2: 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 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

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Image 1/1: Slide HDD caddy back, remove using the black pull tab.
  • Remove 3 5mm Phillips screws

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

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Image 1/1: Remove HDD from caddy.
  • Remove 4 Phillips screws, 2 per side

  • Remove HDD from caddy.

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Image 1/1:
  • Remove 7 5mm Phillips screws

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Image 1/3: Disconnect the LED, trackpad, and keyboard ribbon cables. Image 2/3: The keyboard can now be removed Image 3/3: 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

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Image 1/2: Remove the antenna cables using a spudger tool. Image 2/2: Remove the Philips screw The Wifi Card will pop up and should be easily removed.
  • 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.

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Conclusion

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

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