^^ NOTICE: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as a connector on the back of the computer).
^^ NOTICE: To avoid damaging the system board, you must remove the main battery before you begin working inside the computer.
1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin" on page 81.
2 Open the display.
3 Remove the hinge cover. See "Hinge Cover" on page 92.
4 Remove the keyboard:
a Remove the two screws at the top of the keyboard.
^^ NOTICE: The key caps on the keyboard are fragile, easily dislodged, and time-consuming to replace. Be careful when removing and handling the keyboard.
b Lift up the keyboard and hold it up and slightly forward to allow access to the keyboard connector.
c Pull up on the keyboard connector pull-tab to disconnect the keyboard connector from the system board.
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