Introduction

This guide requires a Phillips #00 screwdriver

Parts

No parts required.

Unplug the laptop from the power adapter and turn the power off. Failure to unplug laptop before proceeding could result in risk of electric shock! Failure to unplug laptop before proceeding could result in risk of electric shock!
  • Unplug the laptop from the power adapter and turn the power off.

  • Failure to unplug laptop before proceeding could result in risk of electric shock!

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Slide the battery-lock tab and hold. Flip the battery away from the chassis to remove it. Flip the battery away from the chassis to remove it.
  • Slide the battery-lock tab and hold.

  • Flip the battery away from the chassis to remove it.

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Turn the laptop around.
  • Turn the laptop around.

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Use your fingers to gently pull up on the hinge covers.  They will release with an audible snap. Fold the screen back to 180 degrees. Using your index fingers, pull up the hinge cover.
  • Use your fingers to gently pull up on the hinge covers. They will release with an audible snap.

  • Fold the screen back to 180 degrees.

  • Using your index fingers, pull up the hinge cover.

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After the hinges pop, pull the hinge cover gently. Pull the clear tab on the right side of the laptop up.  This tab will disconnect the hinge cover from the laptop. Pull the clear tab on the right side of the laptop up.  This tab will disconnect the hinge cover from the laptop.
  • After the hinges pop, pull the hinge cover gently.

  • Pull the clear tab on the right side of the laptop up. This tab will disconnect the hinge cover from the laptop.

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Remove the two 3mm screws on the top of the keyboard (nearest to the screen)
  • Remove the two 3mm screws on the top of the keyboard (nearest to the screen)

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Tilt the keyboard away from the screen. Pull up on the white tab underneath the keyboard to release the keyboard. Pull up on the white tab underneath the keyboard to release the keyboard.
  • Tilt the keyboard away from the screen.

  • Pull up on the white tab underneath the keyboard to release the keyboard.

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Conclusion

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

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