Introduction

When a keyboard no longer functions correctly it is necessary to replace it to regain proper function.

Parts

No parts required.

Turn the laptop upside down so that the underside is facing up and locate the two switches that are on each side of the battery.
  • Turn the laptop upside down so that the underside is facing up and locate the two switches that are on each side of the battery.

  • Slide the switch on the top right corner to the right.

  • Slide and hold the switch on the top left corner to the left and carefully remove the battery.

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Turn the laptop to its normal position and open the display to show the keyboard.
  • Turn the laptop to its normal position and open the display to show the keyboard.

  • Gently push back the five tabs holding the keyboard down using the plastic opening tool.

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  • Once the keyboard is free, disconnect the ribbon cable from the zero insertion force (ZIF) connector by flipping up the locking flap and pulling the cable out.

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Conclusion

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

Mark DeSimone

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