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  1. Make sure the laptop is powered down before you remove the battery.
    • Make sure the laptop is powered down before you remove the battery.

  2. Locate the battery release switch on the bottom of the laptop.
    • Locate the battery release switch on the bottom of the laptop.

  3. Slide the battery release switch away from the lock symbol towards the “unlock” position.
    • Slide the battery release switch away from the lock symbol towards the “unlock” position.

    • You can tell that the battery is unlocked once you hear a "click."

  4. Rotate the battery outward by lifting the bottom lip that pops out. Continue rotating the battery towards the top of the laptop until the battery is completely removed.
    • Rotate the battery outward by lifting the bottom lip that pops out.

    • Continue rotating the battery towards the top of the laptop until the battery is completely removed.

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  6. Keyboard Insert a spudger next to the 5 plastic indents located at the top of the keyboard and gently pry to release the securing clips.
    • Keyboard

    • Insert a spudger next to the 5 plastic indents located at the top of the keyboard and gently pry to release the securing clips.

  7. Lift the keyboard off of the computer. *Be careful not to tear the ribbon that attaches the back of the keyboard to the computer when lifting it.* Lift the keyboard off of the computer. *Be careful not to tear the ribbon that attaches the back of the keyboard to the computer when lifting it.*
    • Lift the keyboard off of the computer. *Be careful not to tear the ribbon that attaches the back of the keyboard to the computer when lifting it.*

  8. Flip the keyboard over onto the palm-rest assembly.
    • Flip the keyboard over onto the palm-rest assembly.

  9. Flip the black securing bar near the base of the ribbon with a spudger to release the ribbon from the computer. Flip the black securing bar near the base of the ribbon with a spudger to release the ribbon from the computer.
    • Flip the black securing bar near the base of the ribbon with a spudger to release the ribbon from the computer.

  10. CD-Drive
    • CD-Drive

    • Flip the computer over, *screen down* and unscrew the 1 screw in the middle located below the battery with a J0 bit tipped screwdriver.

  11. Next using the J0 bit tipped screwdriver unscrew the 2 remaining screws shown in the picture.
    • Next using the J0 bit tipped screwdriver unscrew the 2 remaining screws shown in the picture.

  12. After all 3 screws are removed take a spudger and pry the CD-Drive out of the computer. After all 3 screws are removed take a spudger and pry the CD-Drive out of the computer.
    • After all 3 screws are removed take a spudger and pry the CD-Drive out of the computer.

Conclusion

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

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