Introduction

This guide will show you how to remove the palm rest. This may be necessary in order to clean beneath the palm rest or to access the touchpad.

Parts

No parts required.

To prevent injury and loss of data, ensure the device is turned off.
  • To prevent injury and loss of data, ensure the device is turned off.

  • Slide the release latches out toward the edges to unlock the battery.

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Remove the battery by pulling it up and out.
  • Remove the battery by pulling it up and out.

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Using a prying tool, gently pry the palm rest off of the palm rest bracket. Start prying from one side and slowly work your way around.
  • Using a prying tool, gently pry the palm rest off of the palm rest bracket. Start prying from one side and slowly work your way around.

  • Carefully remove the palm rest from the computer base since it is still connected by a cable and to avoid damage to the palm rest.

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Gently pull the touchpad cable off the palm rest bracket.
  • Gently pull the touchpad cable off the palm rest bracket.

  • Lift the rest of the palm rest off the computer base.

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Conclusion

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

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