Introduction

The process of removing covers and simple internal components requires minimal technical experience.

Lift the top cover of the scanner. Using a small plastic prying tool, carefully pry the plastic frame surrounding the glass from the printer hood. Pry the side piece from the printer hood.
  • Lift the top cover of the scanner.

  • Using a small plastic prying tool, carefully pry the plastic frame surrounding the glass from the printer hood.

  • Pry the side piece from the printer hood.

  • Pull the frame out.

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Using a T10 screwdriver, unscrew the two screws that fasten the frame to the printer hood.
  • Using a T10 screwdriver, unscrew the two screws that fasten the frame to the printer hood.

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Pushing the clip behind the cover piece in, pull the cover piece outwards. Pushing the clip behind the cover piece in, pull the cover piece outwards.
  • Pushing the clip behind the cover piece in, pull the cover piece outwards.

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There are two screws under where the power button panel was and across the printer slider. Unscrew them with a T10 screwdriver. There are two screws under where the power button panel was and across the printer slider. Unscrew them with a T10 screwdriver.
  • There are two screws under where the power button panel was and across the printer slider. Unscrew them with a T10 screwdriver.

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Pull the printed circuit board from the main printer body.
  • Pull the printed circuit board from the main printer body.

  • Unplug the small ribbon cable from the circuit board.

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Pull the memory card reader's circuit board out of its slot. Detach the wire harness.
  • Pull the memory card reader's circuit board out of its slot.

  • Detach the wire harness.

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Press the clip directly behind the TouchSmart panel. Pull the clip to detach.
  • Press the clip directly behind the TouchSmart panel.

  • Pull the clip to detach.

  • Disconnect the ribbon cable from the TouchSmart panel to detach from the main printer body.

  • Do not hesitate to use force to remove the TouchSmart panel.

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Gripping the printer hood, pull upward.
  • Gripping the printer hood, pull upward.

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Conclusion

To reassemble, simply follow the steps in reverse order.

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Excellent helpful easy to follow instructions. Thanks.

In step 7, removal of the Touch Pad, I was not able to locate the release clip. Feeling around, what I thought was the latch was a ribbon cable that I distorted but didn't destroy. The top came off without the Touch Pad removal. Once the top was off, I located a latch on the back right of the Touch Pad, but once released, it didn't help to free up the Touch Pad. I couldn't get the Touch Pad off.

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