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Introduction

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

  1. 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 towards the top of the device using a screwdriver with a T5 tip.

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

  3. Unscrew the four screws under the feet using a screwdriver with a J100 tip.
    • Unscrew the four screws under the feet using a screwdriver with a J100 tip.

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

  5. Disconnect the two cables from the motherboard with tweezers
    • Disconnect the two cables from the motherboard with tweezers

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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