How To Replace Touchpad On Acer Aspire 5515

2 black M2.5x4 (Touchpad button board/fingerprint assembly)

To replace the touchpad button board/fingerprint assembly:

1 Complete the steps in "Preparing the notebook" on page 55.

Remove the memory bay cover by following the steps in "Adding or replacing memory modules" on page 57.

If the notebook has wireless networking built in, unplug the wireless antennas by following the steps in "Replacing the IEEE 802.11 wireless card" on page 67.

Remove the hard drive(s) by following the steps in "Replacing the primary hard drive" on page 64 and "Replacing the secondary hard drive" on page 73.

Remove the keyboard cover by following the steps in "Replacing the keyboard cover" on page 78.

Remove the keyboard by following the steps in "Replacing the keyboard" on page 80.

Remove the LCD assembly by following the steps in "Replacing the LCD assembly" on page 84.

Remove the palm rest by following the instructions in "Replacing the palm rest" on page 96.

Swing the black touchpad connector clip upward, then lift the touchpad cables out of the connectors. Be careful not to touch or damage any other components.

Fingerprint reader cable connector

Fingerprint reader cable connector

Cable Touchpad

Touchpad cable connectors

Touchpad cable connectors

Disconnect the finger print reader cable from the assembly. Use a scribe or other non-marring tool to gently push the plug out of the connector.

Remove the screws securing the touchpad button board/fingerprint assembly to the palm rest, then lift the assembly out of the notebook.

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12 Replace the touchpad button board/fingerprint assembly, then replace the screws removed in Step 5.

13 Make sure the black touchpad connector clip is swung upward, insert the cable into the connector, then swing the clip down to lock the connector in place.

Important: The cable is correctly oriented if it is not twisted and the blue band is facing up.

14 Connect the finger print reader cable to the touchpad button board/fingerprint assembly.

15 Replace the palm rest by following the steps in "Replacing the palm rest" on page 96.

16 Replace the LCD assembly by following the steps in "Replacing the LCD assembly" on page 84.

17 Replace the keyboard by following the steps in "Replacing the keyboard" on page 80.

18 Replace the keyboard cover by following the steps in "Replacing the keyboard cover" on page 78.

19 Replace the hard drive(s) by following the steps in "Replacing the primary hard drive" on page 64 and "Replacing the secondary hard drive" on page 73.

20 If the notebook has wireless networking built in, reconnect the wireless antennas by following the steps in "Replacing the IEEE 802.11 wireless card" on page 67.

21 Replace the wireless bay cover by following the steps in "Replacing the IEEE 802.11 wireless card" on page 67.

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