Introduction

You will need to purchase a keyboard in order to proceed with the replacement.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/2: Make sure your device is powered down and unplugged before beginning the replacement. Image 2/2: Make sure your device is powered down and unplugged before beginning the replacement.
  • Close the display and turn over the computer.

  • Make sure your device is powered down and unplugged before beginning the replacement.

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  • Use a J0 bit tipped screwdriver to unscrew the one 6 mm Phillips screw on the RAM cover.

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  • Lightly lift the RAM cover up and at an angle, away from the computer.

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Image 1/2: The RAM should pop up when the clips are released. Image 2/2: The RAM should pop up when the clips are released.
  • Use your fingers to carefully pull the securing clips on the RAM away from each other.

  • The RAM should pop up when the clips are released.

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Image 1/2: If it does not pop up pry it out in a steady and straight direction. Image 2/2: If it does not pop up pry it out in a steady and straight direction.
  • Remove the popped up RAM by pulling it away from the connection.

  • If it does not pop up pry it out in a steady and straight direction.

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Image 1/3: Use the J0 Bit screwdriver to remove the one 6 mm Phillips screw in center of the system board that is connected to the keyboard. Image 2/3: Use the J0 Bit screwdriver to remove the one 6 mm Phillips screw in center of the system board that is connected to the keyboard. Image 3/3: Use the J0 Bit screwdriver to remove the one 6 mm Phillips screw in center of the system board that is connected to the keyboard.
  • Lift the plastic yellow flap on the system board.

  • Use the J0 Bit screwdriver to remove the one 6 mm Phillips screw in center of the system board that is connected to the keyboard.

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  • Flip over the computer and open the display.

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Image 1/2: Lift the keyboard off of the computer. Image 2/2: Be careful not to tear the ribbon that attaches the back of the keyboard to the computer when lifting it.
  • Insert a spudger next to the plastic indents located at the top of the keyboard and gently pry to release the securing clips.

  • Lift the keyboard off of the computer.

  • Be careful not to tear the ribbon that attaches the back of the keyboard to the computer when lifting it.

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  • Flip the keyboard over onto the palm-rest assembly.

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  • Flip the little black securing bar near the base of the ribbon with a spudger to release the ribbon from the computer.

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Conclusion

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

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