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Introduction

The USB port allows you to connect other devices to the laptop. This guide will show you how to remove and replace the USB port.

  1. Remove the ten 7mm Phillips #0 screws from the bottom. Remove the ten 7mm Phillips #0 screws from the bottom.
    • Remove the ten 7mm Phillips #0 screws from the bottom.

  2. Insert a plastic opening tool under the bottom cover and slid it around the perimeter until all of the clips release. Insert a plastic opening tool under the bottom cover and slid it around the perimeter until all of the clips release.
    • Insert a plastic opening tool under the bottom cover and slid it around the perimeter until all of the clips release.

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  4. Use a spudger to flip up the retaining flap on the  ribbon cable ZIF socket. Remove the ribbon cable from the socket.
    • Use a spudger to flip up the retaining flap on the ribbon cable ZIF socket.

    • Remove the ribbon cable from the socket.

  5. Remove the 5mm Phillips #0 screw from the USB port. Remove the USB port from the device.
    • Remove the 5mm Phillips #0 screw from the USB port.

    • Remove the USB port from the device.

Conclusion

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

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