Parts

No parts required.

  1. Start with device closed, powered off, and upside down.
    • Start with device closed, powered off, and upside down.

    • Locate 3 screws on the bottom plate and unscrew

      • These screws do not detach from the bottom plate.

  2. Use a plastic opening tool to pry up on the plate and remove from device.
    • Use a plastic opening tool to pry up on the plate and remove from device.

    • Locate screw labeled "KB" and remove.

    • Use a plastic opening tool tool to pry around the edge of the keyboard.

    • Once detached, tilt the keyboard forward, exposing a blue ribbon cable.

    • Place finger on black tab and pull back. Then, give a gentle tug on the ribbon cable and it will detach.

    • Once the ribbon cable has been detached, lift the keyboard away from the device.

    • Use the plastic opening tool to pull back the ribbon cables attached to the motherboard

    • Use the plastic opening tool to pop up the black tabs and pull the remaining ribbon cables.

    • Locate the LCD ribbon cable

    • Pull up and away from device to detach the LCD ribbon cable.

    • Close and flip over laptop.

    • Locate the WiFi network card.

    • Use the plastic opening tool to pry up the two connectors.

    • Locate the 6 screws on the bottom and remove.

    • Remove the final screw in the center to release the motherboard from the case.

Conclusion

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

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