Introduction

This is the keyboard replacement guide for the Acer Aspire TimelineX 4830T-6682. Make sure you have followed all of the prerequisite steps before proceeding!

Remove the single screw with a J0 Phillips screw driver. Next, use a plastic opening tool on the upper part of the panel to remove it and access the RAM. The other way to remove the panel is by sliding it away from the laptop. The difficulty of sliding it depends on the condition of your laptop. Next, use a plastic opening tool on the upper part of the panel to remove it and access the RAM. The other way to remove the panel is by sliding it away from the laptop. The difficulty of sliding it depends on the condition of your laptop.
  • Remove the single screw with a J0 Phillips screw driver.

  • Next, use a plastic opening tool on the upper part of the panel to remove it and access the RAM. The other way to remove the panel is by sliding it away from the laptop. The difficulty of sliding it depends on the condition of your laptop.

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Remove the eleven screws that hold that back panel to the laptop using a J0 Phillips screwdriver bit.
  • Remove the eleven screws that hold that back panel to the laptop using a J0 Phillips screwdriver bit.

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Place the laptop in the upright position, the lower front touchpad panel should be easily detatched at this point. Remove the lower front touchpad panel by using an angled tweezers to disconnect the only wired tape connected to the motherboard. Remove the lower front touchpad panel by using an angled tweezers to disconnect the only wired tape connected to the motherboard.
  • Place the laptop in the upright position, the lower front touchpad panel should be easily detatched at this point.

  • Remove the lower front touchpad panel by using an angled tweezers to disconnect the only wired tape connected to the motherboard.

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Next, disconnect the 4 wired tapes of the keyboard from the motherboard just like we did with the lower front touchpad panel.
  • Next, disconnect the 4 wired tapes of the keyboard from the motherboard just like we did with the lower front touchpad panel.

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Finally, using an opening tool, gently pry along the edge of the keyboard to separate it from the laptop. Finally, using an opening tool, gently pry along the edge of the keyboard to separate it from the laptop.
  • Finally, using an opening tool, gently pry along the edge of the keyboard to separate it from the laptop.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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