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Palm rest removal and installation - ThinkPad Z60m, Z61e, Z61m, Z61p
Palm rest removal movie
Palm rest installation movie


Removing the palm rest
Note: To replace the PCI Express Mini Card (for the ThinkPad Z60t series), the Mini-PCI Card (for the ThinkPad Z60m series), or the Modem Daughter Card, you need to remove the palm rest and then the keyboard. To replace the memory, you need only to remove the palm rest.
  1. Turn off the system; then disconnect the ac adapter and all cables from the system. Wait for a few minutes, till the inside of the system cools, before you start the following procedures
  2. Close the system display, and turn the system over.
  3. Remove the battery.
  4. Remove the screws.
    Remove the screws.

  5. Turn the system over and open the display. Push at the sides of the palm rest so it bends upwards in the middle a little, and lift it away from the system a little.
    Unlatch the palm rest.

  6. Move the palm rest carefully away from the system until you can see where it's connected (1), and then detach the connector (2).
    Pull the keyboard and detach the connector.

Installing the palm rest
  1. Reinstall the palm rest by attaching it to the connector.
    Install the palm rest.

  2. Push the palm rest down and towards the keyboard until it clicks into place.
    Push the palm rest down and towards the keyboard until it clicks into place.

  3. Close the system display, and turn the system over. Reinstall the screws.
    Reinstall the screws.

  4. Reinstall the battery.
  5. Turn the system over again. Connect the ac adapter and cables to the system; then turn it on.
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