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Introduction

This guide is to replace a broken or faulty keyboard on the Insprion 1420 laptop.

Image 1/3: Pull the battery out. Image 2/3: Pull the battery out. Image 3/3: Pull the battery out.
  • Slide the two tabs to release the battery.

  • Pull the battery out.

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  • Open the lid as far back as possible.

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  • Using a spudger, pry off the top cover plate, thus exposing the screws for the keyboard.

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Image 1/3: When removing the keyboard, be cautious not to damage the connecting ribbon underneath. Image 2/3: When removing the keyboard, be cautious not to damage the connecting ribbon underneath. Image 3/3: When removing the keyboard, be cautious not to damage the connecting ribbon underneath.
  • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew the two 3mm screws holding the keyboard down.

  • When removing the keyboard, be cautious not to damage the connecting ribbon underneath.

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  • Using a spudger, carefully lift the blue tab, releasing the ribbon connector and freeing the keyboard to be removed.

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Conclusion

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

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