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  • Turn the device over so that the bottom side is facing up and the battery is facing away from you.

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Image 1/3: Using your thumb, slide it all the way to the left until the front of the battery lifts up. Image 2/3: Using your thumb, slide it all the way to the left until the front of the battery lifts up. Image 3/3: Using your thumb, slide it all the way to the left until the front of the battery lifts up.
  • Locate the slider under the right side of the battery.

  • Using your thumb, slide it all the way to the left until the front of the battery lifts up.

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  • With your thumb still holding the slider to the left, use the opposite hand to lift the battery out, removing it from the computer.

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Image 1/1: Remove the four 6mm screws using Phillips #1 screw driver.
  • Remove the three 4mm screws using Phillips #1 screw driver.

  • Remove the four 6mm screws using Phillips #1 screw driver.

  • Remove the two 3mm screws using Phillips #1 screw driver.

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  • Using your fingers, pry off the speaker cover.

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Image 1/3: Remove the chrome keyboard cover. Image 2/3: Be careful not to pull the chrome cover completely off because there is a black strip connecting it to the laptop itself. Image 3/3: Be careful not to pull the chrome cover completely off because there is a black strip connecting it to the laptop itself.
  • Use the plastic opener to pry up the chrome keyboard cover from the lab top itself. Carefully work around the edges by prying each snap individually.

  • Remove the chrome keyboard cover.

    • Be careful not to pull the chrome cover completely off because there is a black strip connecting it to the laptop itself.

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  • Locate and remove the two 4mm screws with the Phillips #1 screw driver.

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Image 1/2: Do not pull completely off because there is a grey strip connecting it to the laptop itself. Image 2/2: Do not pull completely off because there is a grey strip connecting it to the laptop itself.
  • Using your hands, pull the keyboard out.

    • Do not pull completely off because there is a grey strip connecting it to the laptop itself.

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  • Lift the black tab using the plastic removal tool. Gently pull the grey strip out, horizontally way from you. This will release the keyboard from the computer.

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  • Use the Phillips #1 Screw Driver to unscrew the 5mm screw.

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Image 1/1: Use the  Phillips #1 Screw Driver to unscrew the 7mm screw near the center of the device.
  • Flip over the device so that the bottom side is facing up.

  • Use the Phillips #1 Screw Driver to unscrew the 7mm screw near the center of the device.

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  • Push down and pull out the Disk Drive on the left side of the device.

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Conclusion

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

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