Introduction

This repair guide will show how to replace the keyboard of the ASUS Chromebook C300M. This repair may be needed if keys are sticking or if the sensory pad of the Chromebook is displaced. In total, the repair should take around 20 minutes.

  1. Flip the Chromebook over, bottom-side up.
    • Flip the Chromebook over, bottom-side up.

  2. Remove the screws from the 11 spots using the aluminum driver with the J00 Philips head provided in iFixit toolkit. Remove the eight 9.0mm Philips screws along the perimeter of the case.
    • Remove the screws from the 11 spots using the aluminum driver with the J00 Philips head provided in iFixit toolkit.

    • Remove the eight 9.0mm Philips screws along the perimeter of the case.

    • Remove the three 6.0mm Philips screws from the center of the case.

    • Some versions may instead have six bigger screws (the four on the upper side of the image, close to the hinge, and two on the sides) and five smaller ones (four at the bottom of the image, where the laptop is thinner, and one in the center).

  3. Using a plastic opening tool, work around the Chromebook separating the plastic case at the seam.
    • Using a plastic opening tool, work around the Chromebook separating the plastic case at the seam.

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  5. Open the Chromebook at hinges.
    • Open the Chromebook at hinges.

  6. Detach the wide black keyboard cable  from the switchboard.
    • Detach the wide black keyboard cable from the switchboard.

  7. Unplug the white keyboard cable from switchboard.
    • Unplug the white keyboard cable from switchboard.

  8. Remove the keyboard from the laptop body.
    • Remove the keyboard from the laptop body.

  9. Use the plastic opening tool to loosen a key of choice.
    • Use the plastic opening tool to loosen a key of choice.

  10. Removed  the loosened key with the tweezers.
    • Removed the loosened key with the tweezers.

Conclusion

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

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Jake Van Loon

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hello, i have a asus c300 my problem is when i open it i have get it just right to see picture .is it my video cable?

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