Introduction

If your touch pad is unresponsive, follow this guide to replace the components.

Turn the device over so the back plate is facing up.
  • Turn the device over so the back plate is facing up.

Use a Philips Head PH1 screwdriver to remove 10 screws (3 10mm screws and 7 5mm screws) around the perimeter of the back plate.
  • Use a Philips Head PH1 screwdriver to remove 10 screws (3 10mm screws and 7 5mm screws) around the perimeter of the back plate.

Remove the back plate by lifting it straight up.
  • Remove the back plate by lifting it straight up.

Remove 9 5mm  screws around the edge of the battery
  • Remove 9 5mm screws around the edge of the battery

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Lift up the battery to reveal the battery terminal.
  • Lift up the battery to reveal the battery terminal.

Unclip the battery terminal by prying straight up on the sides of the connector to release the clips.
  • Unclip the battery terminal by prying straight up on the sides of the connector to release the clips.

Remove the silver tape at the edge of the touch pad.
  • Remove the silver tape at the edge of the touch pad.

Disconnect the white ribbon labeled “TP” by pulling gently.
  • Disconnect the white ribbon labeled “TP” by pulling gently.

Remove 2 5mm screws from the hard drive casing.
  • Remove 2 5mm screws from the hard drive casing.

Slide the touch pad out.
  • Slide the touch pad out.

Conclusion

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

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