Parts

No parts required.

Start with device closed, powered off, and upside down. Locate 3 screws on the bottom plate and unscrew
  • 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.

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

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Locate screw labeled "KB" and remove.
  • Locate screw labeled "KB" and remove.

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

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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.
  • 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.

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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.
  • 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.

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

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

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Close and flip over laptop. Locate the WiFi network card. Use the plastic opening tool to pry up the two connectors.
  • Close and flip over laptop.

  • Locate the WiFi network card.

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

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Locate the 6 screws on the bottom and remove. Remove the final screw in the center to release the motherboard from the case.
  • Locate the 6 screws on the bottom and remove.

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

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Conclusion

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

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