Remove the bottom cover of the laptop.


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With the battery away from you, slide the locking clips out.
  • With the battery away from you, slide the locking clips out.

    • The left clip stays, the right clip is spring loaded.

  • Slide the battery away from you.

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Use a spudger to carefully pry up the keyboard screw cover.
  • Use a spudger to carefully pry up the keyboard screw cover.

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  • Remove the two screws securing the keyboard to the chassis.

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  • Carefully tilt the keyboard towards you and release the ribbon cables.

  • Use a spudger if needed to release the latch. The latch slides out.

  • The keyboard is now free and can be set aside.

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  • Remove the five black screws

  • Remove the one silver screw

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  • Flip the laptop over so the bottom is facing up.

  • Using a spudger, remove the seven rubber inserts.

    • The feet only go in one location on the bottom of the laptop, so save yourself some time and track where they go.

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  • Remove the six silver screws.

  • Remove the one black screw.

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  • Stand the laptop up on end.

  • Remove the two rubber inserts from the back of the laptop. One insert is on each side of the laptop.

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  • Remove the two screews.

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  • Carefully work a spudger in the crack at the back of the laptop and separate the small rubberized section from the bottom of the laptop.

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  • Remove the four screws.

  • Disconnect the black wireless antenna lead.

Two outer are larger in diameter…

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  • The bottom of the laptop is now ready to lift off.

  • Carefully work a spudger around the seam of the laptop separating the bottom from the rest of the laptop.

    • There is a data connection at the front of the laptop that needs to be disconnected.

    • Use a spuder to carefully disconnect the wire from the motherboard. Once this is free the bottom will come off.

Another data connection at rear near battery…

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


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Step 11 is missing the step of removing the wire from the white pin just above the nuvoTon chip (black in color) this is located when moving diagonally left from the black wireless antenna lead (green circle) and the top left red circle containing one of the black screws. All descriptions of direction are based on the picture used in step 11.

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