Introduction

This guide will show the user how to remove the front secret trim. The only tool needed is a spudger which will be used to push up the tabs connecting the screen to the base of the laptop.

Parts

No parts required.

Hold the laptop using both hands with the battery facing upwards.
  • Hold the laptop using both hands with the battery facing upwards.

Push the two tabs located below the battery in towards each other using your thumbs.
  • Push the two tabs located below the battery in towards each other using your thumbs.

Push the battery upwards and out of the laptop as shown.
  • Push the battery upwards and out of the laptop as shown.

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Continue to push the battery upwards until it is completely separated from the laptop as shown.
  • Continue to push the battery upwards until it is completely separated from the laptop as shown.

Push up on the back of the tabs that cover the hinges connecting the screen to the base of the laptop.
  • Push up on the back of the tabs that cover the hinges connecting the screen to the base of the laptop.

  • While pushing up on the back of the tabs, insert the spudger into the opening created from pushing on the tabs until the tab detaches.

Once the case has been separated from the laptop, pull the case off completely, using the plastic opening tool or your fingers. You will hear popping noises which are to be expected.
  • Once the case has been separated from the laptop, pull the case off completely, using the plastic opening tool or your fingers.

  • You will hear popping noises which are to be expected.

When the screen case has been successfully removed, the laptop should resemble the photo shown here.
  • When the screen case has been successfully removed, the laptop should resemble the photo shown here.

Conclusion

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

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