Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Placing your finger on the raised grip, push the battery casing to the right. It will slide over.
    • Placing your finger on the raised grip, push the battery casing to the right. It will slide over.

  2. Pull the battery casing gently out toward yourself, until you hear a clicking sound.
    • Pull the battery casing gently out toward yourself, until you hear a clicking sound.

    • The battery should pull out to about 2 inches.

    • Lift the battery casing out of the laptop.

    • Stick a spudger in one of the sides of the top panel. Lift slowly from one side to the other and it will pop off.

    • Using an Phillips screwdriver, unscrew and remove two screws labeled B2.6.

    • Using your hands, lift keyboard up toward you, starting from the edge closest to the screen.

    • The keyboard is still connected to the laptop by a ribbon. Place the keyboard gently on top of the trackpad, keys side down.

    • Find the white ribbon connector (where the keyboard is still attached to the rest of the laptop).

    • Slide the white ribbon connector up and lift the ribbon out of it.

    • Using a Phillips Screwdriver, unscrew and remove the one F4 screw closest to the center of the laptop.

    • This screw is underneath the battery casing, located on the bottom of the laptop directly under the trackpad.

    • Using your finger, lift off the plastic covering the trackpad by putting your finger underneath the plastic and pulling towards you. The plastic should just pop off.

    • Remove the left, brown ribbon by pinching the part of the ribbon connected to the computer and lifting towards you.

    • Remove the white ribbon on the right by pinching the part connected to the laptop with your fingers and pulling towards you.

    • Lift the track pad gently towards you, using your fingers.

Conclusion

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

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