Before removing the top cover, follow these steps:
Shut down the computer. If you are unsure whether the computer is off or in Hibernation, turn
the computer on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
Disconnect all external devices connected to the computer.
Disconnect the power from the computer by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet
and then unplugging the AC adapter from the computer.
Remove the battery (see
Remove the service cover (see
Remove the keyboard (see
Remove the top cover.
Turn the computer upside down, with the front toward you.
Remove the six Phillips PM2.0×6.0 screws (1) and the Phillips PM2.5×4.0 screw (2) that secure
the top cover to the base enclosure.
Turn the computer right-side up, with the front toward you.
Open the computer as far as it will open.
Disconnect the speaker cable (1) from the system board.
Chapter 4 Removal and replacement procedures
Battery on page
Service cover on page
Keyboard on page
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