Introduction

The hinge cover has the computer power button, wireless switch, and volume toggle.

Start by locating the two clips on the bottom of the computer that support the battery.
  • Start by locating the two clips on the bottom of the computer that support the battery.

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Use your fingers to push the clips inward and then upward.
  • Use your fingers to push the clips inward and then upward.

  • Lift the battery out of the computer.

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Use a spudger to lift the back of the hinge cover on the left and right sides of the computer. Use a spudger to lift the back of the hinge cover on the left and right sides of the computer. Use a spudger to lift the back of the hinge cover on the left and right sides of the computer.
  • Use a spudger to lift the back of the hinge cover on the left and right sides of the computer.

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Lay the computer flat on a stable surface with the monitor pointing away from you.
  • Lay the computer flat on a stable surface with the monitor pointing away from you.

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Use a spudger to partially lift the hinge cover. Use a spudger to partially lift the hinge cover. Use a spudger to partially lift the hinge cover.
  • Use a spudger to partially lift the hinge cover.

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The hinge cover has a ribbon cable that is attached to the motherboard. To prevent damage, lift the hinge cover slowly. Lift the hinge cover out of place enough to expose the ribbon cable.
  • The hinge cover has a ribbon cable that is attached to the motherboard. To prevent damage, lift the hinge cover slowly.

  • Lift the hinge cover out of place enough to expose the ribbon cable.

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Disconnect the ribbon cable from the  motherboard and remove the hinge cover from the computer. Disconnect the ribbon cable from the  motherboard and remove the hinge cover from the computer.
  • Disconnect the ribbon cable from the motherboard and remove the hinge cover from the computer.

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Conclusion

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

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