Turn the laptop over so the bottom of the device is facing upwards with the hinge facing away from you.
  • Turn the laptop over so the bottom of the device is facing upwards with the hinge facing away from you.

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Locate the switch on the top left of the laptop labeled with a padlock symbol. Flip the switch in the direction of the unlocked padlock symbol.
  • Locate the switch on the top left of the laptop labeled with a padlock symbol.

  • Flip the switch in the direction of the unlocked padlock symbol.

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Locate the switch that releases the battery and slide it to the right.
  • Locate the switch that releases the battery and slide it to the right.

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While holding the release switch to the right, pull the battery away from you.
  • While holding the release switch to the right, pull the battery away from you.

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Turn the laptop over and open.
  • Turn the laptop over and open.

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Deck the Halls
With tools and Fix Kits
Use the Small metal spudger to remove the small black screw covers in the bottom corners of the screen Use the Small metal spudger to remove the small black screw covers in the bottom corners of the screen
  • Use the Small metal spudger to remove the small black screw covers in the bottom corners of the screen

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Use the PH1 Screwdriver to remove the screws Use the PH1 Screwdriver to remove the screws
  • Use the PH1 Screwdriver to remove the screws

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Use the small metal spudger to start separating the front plastic cover from the back plastic cover
  • Use the small metal spudger to start separating the front plastic cover from the back plastic cover

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Once there is enough room for you to fit your hand underneath the top plastic cover you can start pealing it back.  It will make a lot of popping noises as it unclips when you separate it. Once there is enough room for you to fit your hand underneath the top plastic cover you can start pealing it back.  It will make a lot of popping noises as it unclips when you separate it. Once there is enough room for you to fit your hand underneath the top plastic cover you can start pealing it back.  It will make a lot of popping noises as it unclips when you separate it.
  • Once there is enough room for you to fit your hand underneath the top plastic cover you can start pealing it back. It will make a lot of popping noises as it unclips when you separate it.

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Once the plastic cover is off locate the 4 screws in the corners of the screen and unscrew them Once the plastic cover is off locate the 4 screws in the corners of the screen and unscrew them Once the plastic cover is off locate the 4 screws in the corners of the screen and unscrew them
  • Once the plastic cover is off locate the 4 screws in the corners of the screen and unscrew them

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After the screws are out gently flip the screen over onto the keyboard After the screws are out gently flip the screen over onto the keyboard
  • After the screws are out gently flip the screen over onto the keyboard

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Use the tweezers to peal back the tape over the wire connector on the bottom of the screen
  • Use the tweezers to peal back the tape over the wire connector on the bottom of the screen

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Hold the tape back with one hand and pull the connector out Hold the tape back with one hand and pull the connector out
  • Hold the tape back with one hand and pull the connector out

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Conclusion

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

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