Introduction

Trackpad replacement

  1. Remove cover for the extended battery connector. Use your finger nail or a plastic opening tool to remove it.
    • Remove cover for the extended battery connector. Use your finger nail or a plastic opening tool to remove it.

    • Remove the two rubber feet at the back of the computer, these can be removed in the same way.

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  2. Remove the four 5.6mm  Philips #00 screws located at the top of the computer.
    • Remove the four 5.6mm Philips #00 screws located at the top of the computer.

    • Remove the eight 3.6mm Philips #00 screws on the base of the computer.

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    • Using a plastic opening tool, pry the plastic casing away from the base of the computer, the remaining clips around the edges can be released using your hands.

    • Leave the side with the USB and audio port until last, then slide the case out and off, so the audio port doesn't get caught.

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    • Once the bottom cover is removed, peel away the piece of tape located near the fan and heat sink assembly.

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    • Remove the three 4.2mm Philips #0 screws located at the top of the battery.

    • Simply lift the battery away from the computer.

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    • Use the nylon spudger to lift up on both of the white wire strips.

    • Then use your fingers to lift them up.

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    • Using the Phillips head screwdriver, remove the four screws holding the track pad in.

    • Use the Phillips head again and remove the final black screw.

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    • Finally, remove the track pad from the computer.

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Conclusion

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

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