Introduction

The trackpad can wear out over time or stop working completely. This guide will show you how to remove the trackpad buttons in this device.

  1. Remove the 5 (9 mm screws) around the outside edges of the back cover with the PH1 Phillips-head screwdriver.
    • Remove the 5 (9 mm screws) around the outside edges of the back cover with the PH1 Phillips-head screwdriver.

    • Lift off the back cover using the opening tool.

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  2. Remove the 10 (9 mm) screws marked 'A' using the PH1 Phillips-head screwdriver.
    • Remove the 10 (9 mm) screws marked 'A' using the PH1 Phillips-head screwdriver.

    • Remove the battery by pressing the slide release button.

    • Remove 2 more (9 mm) 'A' marked screws within the battery compartment using the PH1 Phillips-head screwdriver.

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    • Remove the cover for the disc drive with the opening tool.

    • Remove the 6 (4 mm) 'B' marked screws with the PH1 Phillips-head screwdriver. (3 screws are in the battery compartment and 3 are under the disc drive cover)

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    • Take off the henge cover using the opening tool.

    • Remove the 2 black outside edge (9 mm) screws with the J0 Phillips screwdriver.

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    • Pry open the keypad platform with the opening tool.

    • You will need to lift the keypad platform with your hands.

    • Remove all electrical connections using your hands.

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    • Take the 2 (3 mm) screws out of the trackpad using the PH1 Phillips screwdriver.

    • Remove the trackpad buttons using your hands.

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Conclusion

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

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