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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."

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  5. 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.

  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.

Conclusion

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

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After reading this it took all of 5 minutes to remove the key board thank you now to see why this computer will not power up!!!

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