Turn the power off and disconnect all cables and cords from the laptop.
  • Turn the power off and disconnect all cables and cords from the laptop.

  • Place the computer on its top on a flat surface with the hinges facing away from you.

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Slide the battery release latch to the left which is located on the right-hand side of the battery.
  • Slide the battery release latch to the left which is located on the right-hand side of the battery.

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  • Tilt the battery away from you and lift out.

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  • Using a Phillips #01 screwdriver, remove the Phillips PM2.5×5.5 screw on the service cover.

  • This screw does not come out of the service cover completely once loosened.

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  • Slide the service cover toward the front of the laptop.

  • Lift the service cover to remove it from the laptop.

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  • Remove the Phillips PM2.5×4.0 screw that attaches the optical drive to the laptop.

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  • Press the tab with a metal spudger that is located next to the screw to release the optical drive.

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  • Slide the disk drive out of the laptop.

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  • Place the laptop on it’s top

  • Remove the two screws that secure the keyboard to the laptop.

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  • Stand the laptop on it’s left side with it’s top open.

  • Locate the circular opening in the optical drive slot.

  • Using a plastic opener, press on the keyboard through this opening until it lifts the keyboard away.

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  • Place the laptop on it’s back with the front facing you.

  • Using a plastic opener, lift the back of the keyboard towards you releasing it from the lip that holds it.

  • You will hear slight popping noises as the keyboard separates.

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  • The keyboard is still attached by two ribbon cables. Lift the keyboard slowly during this step.

  • Lift keyboard up and place upside down on laptop.

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  • Release the connectors that attach the keyboard to the laptop.

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  • Remove the keyboard.

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Conclusion

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

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