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Palm rest removal movie - ThinkPad T40/p, T41/p, T42/p, T43/p
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Note: Before you begin:

  1. Turn the machine off.
  2. Disconnect the AC adapter.
  3. Remove the main battery.
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  4. Remove the keyboard
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Note: Models with an 802.11a/b wireless LAN Mini PCI adapter will have three T7 Torx screws to restrict access to the card by anyone other than an authorized servicer.

Note: Not for systems with a 15.0-inch display.

Palm rest installation movie

Text of the audio portion of this movie

To remove the palm rest

  1. Remove the five screw caps and nine screws on the bottom of the system. The screws are identified with this icon.
    Note: Models with an 802.11a/b wireless LAN mini PCI adapter will have three T7 Torx screws to restrict access to the card.
  2. Disconnect the touch pad connector.
  3. Lift the palm rest off the system.


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Document ID : PD014063
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-51459
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