Introduction

56k internal modem, standard on all models.

  1. Turn the computer so that the ports are facing you.
    • Turn the computer so that the ports are facing you.

    • If the keyboard is locked, open the port cover and turn the keyboard locking screw until the keyboard is unlocked.

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  2. Pull the keyboard release tabs toward you and lift up on the keyboard until it pops free.
    • Pull the keyboard release tabs toward you and lift up on the keyboard until it pops free.

    • Make sure you have removed the laptop battery and CD/DVD module from the expansion bays before proceeding.

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    • Lift the keyboard out by pulling it up and away from you. Rest the keyboard, face down, on top of the trackpad.

    • In order to replace the keyboard, you must first remove the modem.

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    • Remove the three silver Phillips screws that attach the heat shield to the internal metal framework.

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    • Lift the heat shield up and pull it toward you.

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    • Your laptop should look approximately like this.

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    • Pull the battery cable directly up from the logic board.

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    • Remove the battery from its holder by pulling up and to the left.

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    • Remove the two silver Phillips screws from the modem.

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    • Use a spudger, the tips of your fingers, or a flat non-metal tool to get under the modem's edge and pry it up from its socket as shown in the picture.

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    • Disconnect the cable from the right side of the modem.

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    • Your laptop should look approximately like this.

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Conclusion

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

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