Hinge Covers and Center Control Cover
safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.
grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as a
connector on the back of the computer).
To help prevent damage to the system board, you must remove the battery
from the battery bay before you begin working inside the computer.
Removing the Hinge Covers and Center Control Cover
1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin" on page 117.
2 Turn the computer over and remove the two M2 x 3-mm screws that
secure the center control cover.
3 Turn the computer top side up, and open the display as far as it will open.
4 Remove the hinge covers from each side of the computer.
Adding and Replacing Parts
Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the
To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist