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.

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

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

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  • 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.

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Image 1/1: 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.
  • 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.

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Image 1/2: You will hear popping noises which are to be expected. Image 2/2: 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.

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

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Conclusion

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

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