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    • Set the computer display-side down.

    • Unlock the battery by sliding the port-side latch to the 'unlock' position.

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    • On the opposite side of the battery, press the release latch and slide the battery away from the main body to remove.

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    • Ignore the removal of the heat sink and memory panels as depicted. They do not need to be removed for the completion of this guide.

    • Remove the Torx security screw near the center of the battery-side edge.

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    • Press the tabs on each side of the display-side of the keyboard with the flat edge of a spudger.

    • Pull the keyboard toward the mouse pad and gently lift up.

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    • The keyboard is still attached by ribbon cable, don't try to remove the keyboard entirely yet.

    • Disconnect the ribbon cable by pressing the tabs on either side of the connector. Pull the cable out parallel to the connector.

    • Remove the keyboard.

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    • Turn the laptop upside down.

    • Remove the three screws from the front mouse panel located on the bottom of the laptop.

    • Carefully flip the laptop back over. Remove three more screws from the top securing the panel. A ribbon cable will still be attached to the panel when you remove it.

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    • Lift the mouse assembly just enough to access the connecting ribbon cable.

    • Lift the ribbon cable lock to remove the cable.

    • Carefully remove the mouse panel assembly and set aside.

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    • Remove the four screws from the underside of the computer. These screws are located underneath where the battery sits and secure the top keyboard panel.

    • To remove the panel below the screen, press up on the two tabs holding the panel in and lift up. The panel should pop off.

    • Before proceeding, remove all black tape holding down wires and other cabling.

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    • Pop off the antenna using a pair of tweezers.

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    • Remove the seven philips screws holding the speaker assembly in place.

    • Before removing the assembly, disconnect the ribbon cable located at the top left corner of the assembly.

    • The speaker assembly will come off with the display assembly.

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    • Caution: Be careful of snags when pulling up assembly and speakers.

    • To remove the VGA cable, lift up on the metal bracket and gently lift the connector off the logic board.

    • To remove the webcam cable, lift up the connector from the logic board gently.

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    • Unscrew the four securing screws, two on each side of the LCD.

    • Carefully remove the LCD. The speaker, bluetooth, and webcam assembly will come up with the display assembly.

    • Caution: Be careful of snags when pulling up display and speaker assemblies.

Conclusion

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

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