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Locate battery on the bottom of the laptop.
  • Locate battery on the bottom of the laptop.

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Slide the battery release bar to the left, this should release the battery so you can then remove it.
  • Slide the battery release bar to the left, this should release the battery so you can then remove it.

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Locate the three screws for the keyboard by finding the small keyboard picture, remove these screws and flip the laptop back over. Locate the three screws for the keyboard by finding the small keyboard picture, remove these screws and flip the laptop back over.
  • Locate the three screws for the keyboard by finding the small keyboard picture, remove these screws and flip the laptop back over.

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Open the laptop so the keyboard is facing upwards and towards you.
  • Open the laptop so the keyboard is facing upwards and towards you.

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Use the plastic opening tool to get underneath the plastic bar above the keyboard, pry upwards. Pry the keyboard upwards gently. Be careful not to pull the keyboard too hard so you do not rip the silver ribbon cable attached to the laptop.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to get underneath the plastic bar above the keyboard, pry upwards. Pry the keyboard upwards gently.

  • Be careful not to pull the keyboard too hard so you do not rip the silver ribbon cable attached to the laptop.

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Release the ribbon cable by using a flathead screw driver. Release the two tabs holding the cable and pull outwards. Pull the keyboard up and out from the laptop.
  • Release the ribbon cable by using a flathead screw driver. Release the two tabs holding the cable and pull outwards.

  • Pull the keyboard up and out from the laptop.

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Conclusion

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

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