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Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the keyboard of your Asus Vivobook Max X541SA-PD0703X. In order to replace the keyboard, you will have to remove the track pad.

  1. Flip the laptop upside down so that the back of the laptop faces you.
    • Flip the laptop upside down so that the back of the laptop faces you.

  2. Remove the following ten Phillips #0 screws from the bottom of the laptop:
    • Remove the following ten Phillips #0 screws from the bottom of the laptop:

    • Six 13mm screws.

    • Four 11mm screws.

  3. Using a plastic opening tool, pry up the palm rest form the bottom half of the laptop. Ribbon cables connect the two half so don't remove completely.
    • Using a plastic opening tool, pry up the palm rest form the bottom half of the laptop.

    • Ribbon cables connect the two half so don't remove completely.

  4. Use a spudger to flip up the retaining flap on the keyboard ribbon cable ZIF sockets. Pull the ribbon cables out of their sockets. Pull the ribbon cables out of their sockets.
    • Use a spudger to flip up the retaining flap on the keyboard ribbon cable ZIF sockets.

    • Pull the ribbon cables out of their sockets.

  5. Take the keyboard half of the laptop and place it in front of you so that they keys are facing down.
    • Take the keyboard half of the laptop and place it in front of you so that they keys are facing down.

  6. Remove the three 3mm Phillips #0 screws from the touchpad.
    • Remove the three 3mm Phillips #0 screws from the touchpad.

  7. Use a spudger to flip up the retaining flap on the touch pad ribbon cable ZIF socket.
    • Use a spudger to flip up the retaining flap on the touch pad ribbon cable ZIF socket.

    • Pull the ribbon out of the socket.

  8. Remove the touchpad. Remove the touchpad.
    • Remove the touchpad.

Conclusion

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

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