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Is your laptop's trackpad not reacting when you use it? Then you will probably need to replace it and this guide will help you accomplish the task!

Image 1/1: Gently lift the lower case up and away from the device.
  • Remove the eleven 6 mm T5 Torx screws securing the lower case.

  • Gently lift the lower case up and away from the device.

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Image 1/3: There are arrows on the battery indicating the location of the screws. Image 2/3: There are arrows on the battery indicating the location of the screws. Image 3/3: There are arrows on the battery indicating the location of the screws.
  • Remove the two 3 mm Phillips #00 screws securing the battery.

  • There are arrows on the battery indicating the location of the screws.

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  • Use a pair of tweezers to gently disconnect the battery connector.

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Image 1/2: Remove the wires from underneath the battery tabs using the tweezers. Image 2/2: Remove the wires from underneath the battery tabs using the tweezers.
  • Use a pair of tweezers to gently disconnect the speaker cable.

  • Remove the wires from underneath the battery tabs using the tweezers.

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  • Carefully remove the battery from the device.

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  • Remove the four 2 mm Phillips #0 securing the trackpad.

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  • Use the tweezers to partially remove the tape.

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  • Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect the ZIF connector securing the trackpad ribbon cable. Gently lift up the black tab and the ribbon cable should come free.

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Image 1/2: The laptop must be slightly open in order for the trackpad to pop out. Image 2/2: The laptop must be slightly open in order for the trackpad to pop out.
  • Slightly push down with your thumb to pop out the trackpad.

  • The laptop must be slightly open in order for the trackpad to pop out.

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Conclusion

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

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