Before removing the TouchPad on/off board, 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 following components:
Hard drive (see
Optical drive (see
Hinge cover (see
Rear cover (see
Top cover (see
Remove the TouchPad on/off board:
Turn the top cover upside down, with the front toward you.
Remove the two silver Phillips PM2.0×4.0 screws (1) that secure the TouchPad on/off board to the
Remove the TouchPad on/off board (2).
Reverse this procedure to install the TouchPad on/off board.
Battery on page
Hard drive on page
Optical drive on page
Keyboard on page
Hinge cover on page
Rear cover on page
Top cover on page
Component replacement procedures