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    Shut the laptop down until it is hibernated or shut off. Do  not remove power until both lights turn off. Shut the laptop down until it is hibernated or shut off. Do  not remove power until both lights turn off. Shut the laptop down until it is hibernated or shut off. Do  not remove power until both lights turn off.
    • Shut the laptop down until it is hibernated or shut off. Do not remove power until both lights turn off.

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    Once the computer is off, remove the battery. Switch the locking tab to the unlocked position. Once the computer is off, remove the battery. Switch the locking tab to the unlocked position. Once the computer is off, remove the battery. Switch the locking tab to the unlocked position.
    • Once the computer is off, remove the battery. Switch the locking tab to the unlocked position.

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    Remove the battery. Pull the battery forward and remove it from the laptop. Remove the battery. Pull the battery forward and remove it from the laptop.
    • Remove the battery. Pull the battery forward and remove it from the laptop.

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    Remove the screw that holds the optical drive in. To do this, use a Phillips #0 screwdriver. Slide the optical drive out once the screw is removed. Remove the screw that holds the optical drive in. To do this, use a Phillips #0 screwdriver. Slide the optical drive out once the screw is removed. Remove the screw that holds the optical drive in. To do this, use a Phillips #0 screwdriver. Slide the optical drive out once the screw is removed.
    • Remove the screw that holds the optical drive in. To do this, use a Phillips #0 screwdriver. Slide the optical drive out once the screw is removed.

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    The system used in the guide only came with one screw. If yours came with three, sort accordingly.
    • The system used in the guide only came with one screw. If yours came with three, sort accordingly.

    • With the palmrest screws removed, remove the screws under the optical drive. Use a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

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    Once the battery and optical drive are removed, remove the 11 screws that secure the palmrest.
    • Once the battery and optical drive are removed, remove the 11 screws that secure the palmrest.

    • This screw is hidden by a stick on cover. If lost, this is only cosmetic.

    • Not found on all models. On some models, there are screws in this area. If you see screws here, they must be removed.

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    If you choose to reuse the original pads, stick them to the hinge caps to preserve the adhesive. Remove the hinge caps. To do this, remove the rubber pads. Use a Phillps #0 screwdriver. Remove the screws under the hinge caps. To do this, use a Phillps #0 screwdriver.
    • If you choose to reuse the original pads, stick them to the hinge caps to preserve the adhesive.

    • Remove the hinge caps. To do this, remove the rubber pads. Use a Phillps #0 screwdriver.

    • Remove the screws under the hinge caps. To do this, use a Phillps #0 screwdriver.

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    Do not remove the palmrest. The power button is still connected to the motherboard. If you are having trouble removing the palmrest, try using a guitar pick. Use a plastic tool to remove the palmrest. Once all 3 sides are loose, disconnect the keyboard and trackpad. Flip the black plastic tabs on the connectors up to remove the cables.
    • Do not remove the palmrest. The power button is still connected to the motherboard.

    • If you are having trouble removing the palmrest, try using a guitar pick.

    • Use a plastic tool to remove the palmrest. Once all 3 sides are loose, disconnect the keyboard and trackpad. Flip the black plastic tabs on the connectors up to remove the cables.

    • Once the keyboard and trackpad are disconnected, the palmrest can be moved forward. If needed, a pry tool can be used.

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    With the keyboard and trackpad disconnected, disconnect the power button. Flip the black tab up and remove the palmrest. With the keyboard and trackpad disconnected, disconnect the power button. Flip the black tab up and remove the palmrest. With the keyboard and trackpad disconnected, disconnect the power button. Flip the black tab up and remove the palmrest.
    • With the keyboard and trackpad disconnected, disconnect the power button. Flip the black tab up and remove the palmrest.

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My power button is bad and my mouse track stopped working. I couldn't find a replacement for it. What can I do?

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