Introduction

This prerequisite is required in order to replace or fix some components inside the bottom of the computer.

Unscrew the eight bottom cover screws (one of them is under the hand) using a screwdriver with a J1000 tip.
  • Unscrew the eight bottom cover screws (one of them is under the hand) using a screwdriver with a J1000 tip.

  • Unscrew the middle screw using a screwdriver with a T5 tip.

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Use the plastic opening tool to remove the four rear rubber feet.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to remove the four rear rubber feet.

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With tools and Fix Kits
Unscrew the five screws under the feet using a screwdriver with a J100 tip.
  • Unscrew the five screws under the feet using a screwdriver with a J100 tip.

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Use the plastic opening tool to pry up the palm rest assembly.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry up the palm rest assembly.

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Use tweezers to disconnect the two cables from the motherboard.
  • Use tweezers to disconnect the two cables from the motherboard.

very hard to put the cables back in. Be careful.

Felipe Lyon - Reply

How do you get them back in please?

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Conclusion

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

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Jesse Ye

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great guide, though i found the nine screws on the outside required a t5 tip, while the 5 under the feet looked like they were either j100 or j1000, but a philips head worked.

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