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  1. Slide the release latch to unlock the battery [1].
    • Slide the release latch to unlock the battery [1].

    • Remove the battery from the computer [2].

  2. Remove the screw that secures the optical drive to the computer [1].
    • Remove the screw that secures the optical drive to the computer [1].

    • Using a plastic scribe push the tab to release the optical drive [2].

    • Slide the optical drive out of the computer [3].

  3. Release the keyboard by prying on the keyboard release tabs by using a scribe.
    • Release the keyboard by prying on the keyboard release tabs by using a scribe.

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  5. Slide and lift the keyboard to access the keyboard connector cable under the keyboard [1,2].
    • Slide and lift the keyboard to access the keyboard connector cable under the keyboard [1,2].

  6. Disconnect the keyboard cable from the system board [1].
    • Disconnect the keyboard cable from the system board [1].

    • Lift the keyboard cable to remove it from the computer [2].

  7. Disconnect the optical drive connector and lift it to remove it from the system board [1,2]
    • Disconnect the optical drive connector and lift it to remove it from the system board [1,2]

    • Remove the screws inside the palmrest [3].

  8. Remove the screws that secure the base cover to the computer [1].
    • Remove the screws that secure the base cover to the computer [1].

    • Pry the edges of base cover and lift it to remove it from computer [2].

  9. Disconnect the hard drive cable from the connector on the system board [1, 2].
    • Disconnect the hard drive cable from the connector on the system board [1, 2].

    • Remove the screws that secure the hard drive assembly to the computer [3].

    • Lift the hard drive assembly away from the computer [4].

  10. Pull the hard drive cable connector to remove it from the hard drive [1].
    • Pull the hard drive cable connector to remove it from the hard drive [1].

    • Remove the screws that secure the hard drive bracket to the hard drive [2].

    • Lift the hard drive from the hard drive bracket [3].

Conclusion

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

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