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To unlock the battery, flip the laptop over so that the bottom is facing upward. Then unlock the left clip by pushing the clip to the left. To unlock the battery, flip the laptop over so that the bottom is facing upward. Then unlock the left clip by pushing the clip to the left.
  • To unlock the battery, flip the laptop over so that the bottom is facing upward. Then unlock the left clip by pushing the clip to the left.

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Now push the right clip to the right and hold it while using your other hand to pull the battery out. Now push the right clip to the right and hold it while using your other hand to pull the battery out.
  • Now push the right clip to the right and hold it while using your other hand to pull the battery out.

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Now remove the last two screws highlighted
  • Now remove the last two screws highlighted

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Push hard drive away from the center of the chassis. Lift the hard drive out of the chassis using the tab located on the drive.
  • Push hard drive away from the center of the chassis.

  • Lift the hard drive out of the chassis using the tab located on the drive.

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Now push the little clips out away from the memory to unlock the memory. Now push the little clips out away from the memory to unlock the memory.
  • Now push the little clips out away from the memory to unlock the memory.

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After unlocking the memory from it's position, pull the memory out.
  • After unlocking the memory from it's position, pull the memory out.

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Remove three screws on bottom of case. They have a little keyboard image next to them. If you don't do this first, the keyboard will not come off. Place the plastic spudger right under the edge of the keyboard and lift up the keyboard.
  • Remove three screws on bottom of case. They have a little keyboard image next to them. If you don't do this first, the keyboard will not come off. Place the plastic spudger right under the edge of the keyboard and lift up the keyboard.

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Slowly and gently lift the keyboard up to separate from the chassis.
  • Slowly and gently lift the keyboard up to separate from the chassis.

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Gently lift the keyboard off the chassis.
  • Gently lift the keyboard off the chassis.

  • Carefully disconnect the keyboard from the laptop by unhooking the keyboard ribbon.

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Now remove the keyboard from the computer.
  • Now remove the keyboard from the computer.

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Pull the plug shown. Pull the plug shown.
  • Pull the plug shown.

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Lift up fan. Remove two highlighted screws.
  • Lift up fan.

  • Remove two highlighted screws.

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This is the fan separated from the motherboard.
  • This is the fan separated from the motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

Patrick

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These instructions are incomplete. There are no steps to getting from removing the keyboard to getting to the fan. There may be more missing.

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