Use the screwdriver to pry off the stickers marked in red to reveal the location of 4 screws.
  • Use the screwdriver to pry off the stickers marked in red to reveal the location of 4 screws.

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Remove the 4 screws marked in red.
  • Remove the 4 screws marked in red.

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Use a flat head screw driver to pry apart the upper and lower housing of the mouse. Use a flat head screw driver to pry apart the upper and lower housing of the mouse.
  • Use a flat head screw driver to pry apart the upper and lower housing of the mouse.

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Pull the wires from the white crimping headers to disconnect them, separating the top from bottom.
  • Pull the wires from the white crimping headers to disconnect them, separating the top from bottom.

  • Pull as far up on the wire as possible, but be careful to avoid ripping the wires.

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Remove the scroll wheel from the mother board by pulling it to the left.
  • Remove the scroll wheel from the mother board by pulling it to the left.

  • This may take some force to remove. Make sure to pull it parallel to the board, instead of perpendicularly.

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Pull the mother board gently away from the plastic housing.
  • Pull the mother board gently away from the plastic housing.

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The IC (Integrated Circuit) is highlighted in red, it is the mouse sensor. Desolder the 6 wires holding the IC in place to complete the sensor change.
  • The IC (Integrated Circuit) is highlighted in red, it is the mouse sensor.

  • Desolder the 6 wires holding the IC in place to complete the sensor change.

  • Replace component with new component and resolder back in place.

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Conclusion

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

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