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Position the laptop screen-side down as shown.
  • Position the laptop screen-side down as shown.

  • In this position the battery housing will be located on the right hand side.

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Lift the panel up and then out to gain access to the battery.
  • Lift the panel up and then out to gain access to the battery.

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Use the indentations to pull the old battery out.
  • Use the indentations to pull the old battery out.

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The battery is now removed and it is safe to move on to uninstalling other components.
  • The battery is now removed and it is safe to move on to uninstalling other components.

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There are two screws on the left hand side of the laptop near the IR receiver. remove them using a #00 Philips head screwdriver. Slide the speaker panel towards the left, then carefully flip it over onto the keyboard. Make sure not to pull the speaker panel away from the computer just yet - it is still connected!
  • There are two screws on the left hand side of the laptop near the IR receiver. remove them using a #00 Philips head screwdriver.

  • Slide the speaker panel towards the left, then carefully flip it over onto the keyboard.

  • Make sure not to pull the speaker panel away from the computer just yet - it is still connected!

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Push the beige tab in the direction of the ribbon. it should only move a small amount Remove the ribbon by gently pulling on it, there should be little or no resistance. Now the speaker panel can be set aside.
  • Push the beige tab in the direction of the ribbon. it should only move a small amount

  • Remove the ribbon by gently pulling on it, there should be little or no resistance.

  • Now the speaker panel can be set aside.

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The two speakers are located on the ends of the panel. There are two screws holding each speaker. Remove them using a #00 Philips head screw driver.
  • The two speakers are located on the ends of the panel.

  • There are two screws holding each speaker. Remove them using a #00 Philips head screw driver.

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Carefully flip the speaker over and replace or clean the needed parts.
  • Carefully flip the speaker over and replace or clean the needed parts.

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Conclusion

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

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