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  1. Place the computer upside down. Using your thumbs, slide both latches away from each other (towards the outside).
    • Place the computer upside down.

    • Using your thumbs, slide both latches away from each other (towards the outside).

    • Push the battery out with your fingers.

    • The actual battery is not pictured.

  2. Using a Phillips #0 screwdriver, remove the two screws from the case.
    • Using a Phillips #0 screwdriver, remove the two screws from the case.

    • These screws should have a "K" symbol next to them.

  3. Locate the four tabs above the F1, F10, INSERT, and between the F5 and F6 keys. Starting with the tab above the F1 key, press the tabs inward using your fingernail or spudger. Continue this process for the rest of the tabs. Once all four tabs have been released, the top half of the keyboard should be free.
    • Locate the four tabs above the F1, F10, INSERT, and between the F5 and F6 keys.

    • Starting with the tab above the F1 key, press the tabs inward using your fingernail or spudger. Continue this process for the rest of the tabs.

    • Once all four tabs have been released, the top half of the keyboard should be free.

  4. Pull the keyboard up from the top at a 45 degree angle.  Place it upside down on the touchpad. Pull the wide ribbon cable laterally from its socket on the motherboard to free the keyboard.
    • Pull the keyboard up from the top at a 45 degree angle. Place it upside down on the touchpad.

    • Pull the wide ribbon cable laterally from its socket on the motherboard to free the keyboard.

Conclusion

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

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