No parts required.

  1. Slide out both locks for the battery, located on the back of the device.
    • Slide out both locks for the battery, located on the back of the device.

  2. Remove the battery.
    • Remove the battery.

    • Unscrew the 2 screws on the bottom of the device.

    • Slide the back panel out.

    • Unscrew the 3 "keyboard" detected screws.

    • Flip the laptop over and open up.

    • Then pry up the whole keyboard using the spudger.

    • Make sure to use a plastic spudger. You could damage the device using anything else.

    • Make sure not to take the frame that goes around the keys off. This part is not removable.

    • Flip laptop back over and unscrew the disc drive screw.

    • Remove the disc drive.

    • Unscrew all of the screws on the back of the device.

    • Flip the device over.

    • Unplug the two wires, as shown in the images.

    • Lift up on the keyboard bezel.

    • The bezel should come up easy, if not go back and make sure all screws have been removed.

    • Unscrew the screws on the motherboard.

    • Disconnect the three connectors the two black and one white.

    • Carefully lift up the motherboard.

    • Unplug the wires underneath the motherboard.

    • Be careful not to rip the wires underneath the motherboard while lifting it up.


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

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