Introduction

Some times the computers trackpad can become unreliable or unresponsive. It is possible to remove the track pad to clean the connections. and reinstall.

Image 1/2: Turn your laptop upside down, and slide the right release tab outward. Image 2/2: Using you left hand, hold the left release tab towards the left side and then pull the battery out.
  • Make sure your computer is turned off and the computer is not plugged in.

  • Turn your laptop upside down, and slide the right release tab outward.

  • Using you left hand, hold the left release tab towards the left side and then pull the battery out.

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Image 1/3: Using the Phillips screwdriver remove the two 4.0mm screws from each hinge above speakers Image 2/3: Partially close the lid and remove the last two 4.0mm screws from the back of the laptop. Image 3/3: Partially close the lid and remove the last two 4.0mm screws from the back of the laptop.
  • Disconnect wire attaching LCD to motherboard

  • Using the Phillips screwdriver remove the two 4.0mm screws from each hinge above speakers

  • Partially close the lid and remove the last two 4.0mm screws from the back of the laptop.

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Image 1/2: Using the pry tool separate the two halves of the laptop base. Image 2/2: Use caution when separating the laptop halves as they are still connected by two ribbon cables.
  • Remove the seventeen 4.5mm phillips screws on the bottom of the laptop.

  • Using the pry tool separate the two halves of the laptop base.

  • Use caution when separating the laptop halves as they are still connected by two ribbon cables.

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  • Lift the top half of the case enough to get your hand beneath it, and then remove the two ribbon cables that connect it to the motherboard.

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  • the upper half of the computer base.

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Image 1/2: There are some screws that will be hidden by assembly tape. Image 2/2: There are some screws that will be hidden by assembly tape.
  • Remove the 3 4.5mm screws holding the track-pad in place.

  • There are some screws that will be hidden by assembly tape.

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  • Slide green circuit board to right and lift track pad free from laptop.

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Conclusion

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

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