Tools

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Parts

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Flip the laptop over. With the battery side facing you, push the latch to the right.
  • Flip the laptop over. With the battery side facing you, push the latch to the right.

  • Lift the battery. You're done!

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Remove the single tiny Philips screw securing the disc drive.
  • Remove the single tiny Philips screw securing the disc drive.

  • Slide the disc drive out.

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Remove the nine long Philips screws securing the bottom cover.
  • Remove the nine long Philips screws securing the bottom cover.

  • Remove the three small Philips screws securing the bottom cover.

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Flip the laptop right-side-up and open it. Use a spudger on each of the five keyboard clips. Lift the keyboard slowly, and then remove the cable from the connector.
  • Flip the laptop right-side-up and open it.

  • Use a spudger on each of the five keyboard clips.

  • Lift the keyboard slowly, and then remove the cable from the connector.

  • Remove the five medium-length Philips screws.

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Remove the two screws securing the HDD caddy to the palmrest.
  • Remove the two screws securing the HDD caddy to the palmrest.

  • Remove the ZIF cable from the connector.

  • Lift the caddy.

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Remove the four screws securing the HDD to the caddy.
  • Remove the four screws securing the HDD to the caddy.

  • Remove the SATA-to-ZIF connector from the hard drive.

  • You're done!

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Conclusion

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

Joseph Sctbunio

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