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.

Parts

No parts required.

Make sure that your laptop is powered off before continuing.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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Conclusion

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

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