Make sure the device is off to prevent data loss. Slide both latches to the unlocked position to release the battery.
  • Make sure the device is off to prevent data loss.

  • Slide both latches to the unlocked position to release the battery.

  • Switch the latch on the right to reveal red. The latch on the left needs to be held.

  • Pull the battery toward you while holding the left latch.

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Remove the sixteen screws at the locations shown with the Phillips 00 screwdriver.
  • Remove the sixteen screws at the locations shown with the Phillips 00 screwdriver.

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Pull up on the back casing and remove it, revealing the audio/usb port. Pull up on the back casing and remove it, revealing the audio/usb port.
  • Pull up on the back casing and remove it, revealing the audio/usb port.

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Remove the single 4 mm screw holding the port in place with the Phillips 00 screwdriver.
  • Remove the single 4 mm screw holding the port in place with the Phillips 00 screwdriver.

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Use the plastic opening tool to disconnect the port from its power source on the laptop. This will be the wire connector with the white connection.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to disconnect the port from its power source on the laptop. This will be the wire connector with the white connection.

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Remove the ribbon cable from the port to free it from the laptop.
  • Remove the ribbon cable from the port to free it from the laptop.

  • Be careful when reconnecting the ribbon cable, it can be difficult.

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Conclusion

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

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