Introduction

A broken touchpad is annoying on any laptop. Sometimes this is an easy fix. Use this guide to fix a disconnected touchpad on your Toshiba Satellite P755 S5390.

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No parts required.

Make sure that your laptop is powered off before continuing. Close the laptop lid and turn it over so that the spine is facing away from you. Slide the left slider, which is to the left the battery compartment, into its leftmost position.
  • Make sure that your laptop is powered off before continuing.

  • Close the laptop lid and turn it over so that the spine is facing away from you.

  • Slide the left slider, which is to the left the battery compartment, into its leftmost position.

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Slide and hold the right slider into its rightmost position. Lift the battery out of the compartment.
  • Slide and hold the right slider into its rightmost position.

  • Lift the battery out of the compartment.

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Remove fifteen Phillips #1 screws from the back of the laptop.
  • Remove fifteen Phillips #1 screws from the back of the laptop.

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Turn the laptop back over and open the lid.
  • Turn the laptop back over and open the lid.

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Gently pry up the keyboard. Continue to pry off the rest of the keyboard. Don't touch the motherboard.
  • Gently pry up the keyboard.

  • Continue to pry off the rest of the keyboard.

  • Don't touch the motherboard.

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Check if the touch pad cable is plugged into the ZIF connector on the motherboard. Check if the touch pad cable is plugged into the ZIF connector on the motherboard.
  • Check if the touch pad cable is plugged into the ZIF connector on the motherboard.

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Grab the blue plastic above the touch pad wire. While holding the blue plastic piece, firmly plug the cable into its socket on the motherboard. While holding the blue plastic piece, firmly plug the cable into its socket on the motherboard.
  • Grab the blue plastic above the touch pad wire.

  • While holding the blue plastic piece, firmly plug the cable into its socket on the motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

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