Replacing the Palm-Rest Assembly
1 Follow the instructions in "Before You Begin" on page 9.
2 Replace the hot-key board (see "Replacing the Hot-Key Board" on
3 Replace the power-button board (see "Replacing the Power-Button Board"
on page 42).
4 Align the tabs on the palm rest assembly with the slots on the computer
base and gently snap the palm rest assembly in place.
5 Slide the touch-pad cable, power-button board cable, and hot-key board
cable into the connectors on the system board and press down on the
connector latches to secure them.
6 Replace the four screws on the palm-rest assembly.
7 Replace the keyboard (see "Replacing the Keyboard" on page 29).
8 Close the display and turn the computer over.
9 Replace the 11 screws that secure the palm-rest assembly to the computer
10 Follow the instructions from step 4 to step 5 in "Replacing the Optical
Drive" on page 19.
11 Replace the battery (see "Replacing the Battery" on page 16).
Before turning on the computer, replace all screws and ensure that no
stray screws remain inside the computer. Failure to do so may result in damage to