1. 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.

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

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

    • 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.

    • 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.

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

    • 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.

Conclusion

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

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