Top cover (includes TouchPad board cable and TouchPad button cable, and LED boards and cables) 448174-001
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 following components:
Hard drive (see
Optical drive (see
Hinge cover (see
Rear cover (see
Remove the top cover:
Turn the computer upside down, with the front toward you.
Remove the two Mylar screw covers (1) in the optical drive bay. These screw covers are available
in the Rubber Feet Kit, spare part number 452320-001.
Remove the two Phillips PM2.5×4.0 screws (2) and the ten Phillips PM2.5×8.0 screws (3) that secure
the top cover to the computer.
Battery on page
Hard drive on page
Optical drive on page
Keyboard on page
Hinge cover on page
Rear cover on page
Component replacement procedures
Spare part number