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Introduction

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

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

  2. 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.

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

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

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

  7. 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.

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

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

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

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

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