Introdução

The touchpad is the component used to maneuver the cursor around the desktop and for making selections from various menus. This guide will provide detail directions for the proper removal of the touchpad.

  1. Use the plastic opening tool to remove the gray rubber pads on the bottom of the laptop. For our device we only needed to remove the two at the top. Use the plastic opening tool to remove the gray rubber pads on the bottom of the laptop. For our device we only needed to remove the two at the top.
    • Use the plastic opening tool to remove the gray rubber pads on the bottom of the laptop. For our device we only needed to remove the two at the top.

  2. Use a Torx T5 screwdriver to remove the six 5.1 mm screws. Use a JIS #1 screwdriver to remove the two 7.2mm screws. Use a JIS #1 screwdriver to remove the two 7.2mm screws.
    • Use a Torx T5 screwdriver to remove the six 5.1 mm screws.

    • Use a JIS #1 screwdriver to remove the two 7.2mm screws.

  3. Use a plastic opening tool to pry open the case. Go slowly around the edge.  You will hear popping noises, such are due to popping open the small joints that keep the cover attached.
    • Use a plastic opening tool to pry open the case. Go slowly around the edge. You will hear popping noises, such are due to popping open the small joints that keep the cover attached.

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  5. Use a JIS #1 screwdriver to remove the six 4.7 mm screws. Use a JIS #1 screwdriver to remove the six 4.7 mm screws.
    • Use a JIS #1 screwdriver to remove the six 4.7 mm screws.

  6. Battery might cause a small electric shock.
    • Battery might cause a small electric shock.

    • Use tweezers to disconnect the battery from the motherboard.

  7. Carefully, pull back the locking clip of the connector using a plastic opening tool and disconnect cable.
    • Carefully, pull back the locking clip of the connector using a plastic opening tool and disconnect cable.

  8. The red square contains two screws side by side. Using a PH0 bit remove the 7 (2.8 mm) screws securing the touchpad to the device.
    • The red square contains two screws side by side.

    • Using a PH0 bit remove the 7 (2.8 mm) screws securing the touchpad to the device.

  9. Keep the ribbon cable from interfering with touchpad removal. Use a plastic opening tool to pry up the touchpad.
    • Keep the ribbon cable from interfering with touchpad removal.

    • Use a plastic opening tool to pry up the touchpad.

    • Gently, pull out the touchpad from device.

Conclusão

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

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