Introduction

Use this guide to replace the keyboard in the Asus Eee PC 1005HA.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Lay the laptop upside down.
    • Lay the laptop upside down.

    • Locate the two battery lock tabs.

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  2. Slide the tabs outward to unlock the battery.
    • Slide the tabs outward to unlock the battery.

      • The left tab will remain unlocked, while the right tab must be held.

    • Holding the right tab open, slide the battery out of the laptop.

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    • The first step is to remove the battery from the laptop.

    • Use a plastic opening tool to pull up the four metal latches in the battery cavity that is located on the bottom of the laptop.

    • Do not apply too much pressure. The latches can not be removed and will bend if forced.

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    • Flip the laptop over, and open the display.

    • Use a plastic opening tool to lift the edge of the keyboard that is nearest to the screen.

    • Gently lift the keyboard and slide it toward the screen.

    • Do not remove the keyboard completely. This can damage the ribbon cable connecting the underside of the keyboard to the laptop.

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    • Use a spudger tool to release the tabs on the ribbon cable ZIF connector that is attached to the underside of the keyboard.

      • Depending on the model, the tabs on this ZIF connector will either flip up toward the display or push out toward the display.

      • Once the ZIF connector tabs have been released, remove the keyboard.

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Conclusion

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

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after i upgrade my bios keyboard stop working . but external keyboard working fine.. plz help

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