Top cover (includes TouchPad)
Before removing the top cover, follow these steps:
Shut down the device. If you are unsure whether the device is off or in Hibernation, turn the device
on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
Disconnect all external devices connected to the device.
Disconnect the power from the device by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet and
then unplugging the AC adapter from the device.
Remove the battery (see
Remove the keyboard (see
Remove the hard drive or solid-state drive (see
Turn the device upside down, with the front toward you.
Use a thin, flat tool to remove the four screw covers (1).
There are three different variations of the covers, each of which is shaped like a rounded square:
The two front covers are short in height and are notched to prevent incorrect insertion.
The right rear cover is taller in height and is notched.
The left rear cover is taller in height and is not notched.
Remove the four Phillips PM2.5×7.0 screws (2) that secure the top cover to the base enclosure.
Turn the device right-side up, with the front toward you.
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Keyboard on page
Mass storage devices on page
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Component replacement procedures