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  1. Disassembling IBM ThinkPad 560z Upper Case, Disassembling IBM ThinkPad 560z Upper Case: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Slide the battery release latch to the right.

    • Pull out the battery.

  2. Disassembling IBM ThinkPad 560z Upper Case: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the 7 mm Philip screws.

    • Remove the 10 mm Philip screws.

    • Remove the 14 mm Philip screw.

  3. Disassembling IBM ThinkPad 560z Upper Case: step 3, image 1 of 2 Disassembling IBM ThinkPad 560z Upper Case: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Open the flap on the left hand side.

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    • Insert the iPod opening tools between the right and left sides of the latch.

    • Pry at first the right then left side of the latch to detach the laptop's cover.

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    • Open the flap on the right side.

  6. Disassembling IBM ThinkPad 560z Upper Case: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Insert the iPod opening tools within this latch towards the right side.

    • Gently pry out this side to release the top cover.

  7. Disassembling IBM ThinkPad 560z Upper Case: step 7, image 1 of 2 Disassembling IBM ThinkPad 560z Upper Case: step 7, image 2 of 2
    • Lift the keyboard slowly.

    • The keyboard is attached to the computer via a cable which can be damaged if not careful.

  8. Disassembling IBM ThinkPad 560z Upper Case: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Use your fingers or a spudger to detach the connector.

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    • Carefully lift and remove the keyboard.

Conclusion

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

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