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Introduction

Before the majority of components can be accessed to be replaced, the back panel will need to come off.

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    • Turn the laptop upside down.

    • Make sure the laptop is turned off.

    • Use a T5 Torx Screwdriver to remove the ten 3 mm long screws from the perimeter of the back of the laptop.

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    • Open up the information panel door (on the middle of the back side).

    • While holding the door open, use a Phillips #00 Screwdriver to remove the two 10 mm long screws.

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    • Carefully lift the 2 corners of the back panel close to the hinge upwards, to release the whole panel.

    • Do not force the panel off. If it does not come off easily, try to use a plastic spudger where it is stuck.

Conclusion

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

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