1. Shut down the computer and turn it upside down.
    • Shut down the computer and turn it upside down.

  2. Slide both of the battery release latches on the bottom of the device in towards the center of the computer.
    • Slide both of the battery release latches on the bottom of the device in towards the center of the computer.

    • Slide and lift the battery up and out from the device.

    • Open the computer and push the screen back as far as possible.

    • Slide a plastic opening tool into the slots on the top of the keyboard.

    • Pry the keyboard away from the device using the plastic opening tool.

    • Lift and slide the keyboard towards the screen to remove the tabs on the keyboard from the slots on the palmrest.

    • Flip the keyboard over and place it on the front of the device making sure not to pull out the keyboard cable.

    • Lift up the connector latch and remove the keyboard cable. The keyboard is now free from the device.

    • Turn the computer over and remove the six screws that secure the palmrest assembly

    • Turn the computer over and open the display as far as possible and remove the four 5 mm Phillips # 0 screw holding the palmrest in place.

    • Disconnect the power button board cable, touch pad cable and the hot key board cable from the connectors.

    • Use a plastic opening tool to carefully pry out the palmrest assembly and lift it off the computer base.

    • Turn the device over and then remove the two 5 mm Phillips #0 screws that keeps the display assembly to the base and then flip the device.

    • Disconnect the display antenna cable from the Mini Card.

    • Disconnect the LCD display cable and touch screen cable.

    • There are two 5 mm Phillips # 0 screws on each hinge.

    • Unscrew the four 5 mm Phillips # 0 screws holding the hinge that keeps the monitor in place.

    • Lift the display off the computer base.

Conclusion

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

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