Introduction

The keyboard assembly guide is an important guide for the rest of the guides for this device. You will need to reference this guide in order gain access to the inside of the laptop. This guide will also be useful if your keyboard or track pad have gone bad and need to be replaced.

  1. Use a #0 Phillips screw driver to remove the 90mm screws from the outer case (6 screws). Use a #0 Phillips screw driver to remove the 1.1cm screws from the outer case (4 screws).
    • Use a #0 Phillips screw driver to remove the 90mm screws from the outer case (6 screws).

    • Use a #0 Phillips screw driver to remove the 1.1cm screws from the outer case (4 screws).

  2. Use the plastic opening tool to separate the keyboard from the bottom cover.
    • Use the plastic opening tool to separate the keyboard from the bottom cover.

    • Start by prying on the front of the laptop.

    • Continue prying around the cover and end just under the screen to release the front cover.

    • The keyboard assembly is not fully released until steps three and four are complete.

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  4. Flip up the small white tab with the plastic opening tool.
    • Flip up the small white tab with the plastic opening tool.

    • This will release the lock

    • Gently remove the white ribbon cable.

  5. Flip up the gray tab with the plastic opening tool to release the lock.
    • Flip up the gray tab with the plastic opening tool to release the lock.

    • Gently remove the black and blue ribbon cable.

  6. You can now fully remove the keyboard and front panel to gain access to the inside of the laptop.
    • You can now fully remove the keyboard and front panel to gain access to the inside of the laptop.

Conclusion

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

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