Removing the top cover is a mandatory step before to access the keyboard screw and go deeper inside the Eee PC 1215N.

  1. Turn the power off and turn the netbook upside down.
    • Turn the power off and turn the netbook upside down.

    • Slide both battery catches together to release the battery.

    • Slide the battery out.

  2. Locate the memory compartment.
    • Locate the memory compartment.

    • Using a Spudger, push both right and left metal clip to release one of the RAM module.

    • Slide out the RAM module.

    • Do the same with the second RAM module if necessary.

    • Remove the screws as necessary.

      • For top cover removing, only remove the 2 bottom screws.

      • For Keyboard removing, remove all 4 screws.

      • The one short screw paterns to uper left screw hole directly on the PCB.

    • Use a Plastic Opening Tools to release the top cover.

      • Start from the left side.

      • Go around on the bottom

      • Finish with the right side.

    • The top cover is still connected to the PCB with the touchpad ribbon. Handle it carefully.

    • Carefully slide the top cover to the bottom in order to see the touchpad connector on the PCB.

    • Use a Spudger to slide the conector attachment black part and release the ribbon from the PCB.

    • Now you can remove the top cover


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


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Unrelated. My Asus VX-6 recently had the blue USB 3.0 ports stop working. Now the Ethernet connection is intermittent, goes away, come back, over and over again. Are those 3 ports on the right hand side part of the main board or separate boards?

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