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Dell Inspiron 17-5749 Keyboard Replacement

What you need

  1. Dell Inspiron 17-5749 Keyboard Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 2 Dell Inspiron 17-5749 Keyboard Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Turn off power to the laptop.

    • Unplug the charging cable from the laptop.

    • Failure to unplug the charging cable could result in damaging the computer or seriously injuring yourself.

    • Wear the anti-static wrist strap or work in an uncarpeted area to prevent static shocks. Shocks may damage the components.

  2. Dell Inspiron 17-5749 Keyboard Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 2 Dell Inspiron 17-5749 Keyboard Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • First carefully turn the laptop over so you can access the battery.

    • Switch each of the battery latches to the "unlocked" position.

    • Pull battery upwards by the tab to remove from the laptop.

  3. Dell Inspiron 17-5749 Keyboard Replacement, Keyboard: step 3, image 1 of 3 Dell Inspiron 17-5749 Keyboard Replacement, Keyboard: step 3, image 2 of 3 Dell Inspiron 17-5749 Keyboard Replacement, Keyboard: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • Turn the computer over and open the display as far as possible

    • Using a plastic opening tool, release the tabs that secure the keyboard to the palm-rest assembly.

    • Before turning over the keyboard, be careful not to pull the keyboard too far away as it could damage the connected ribbon cables.

  4. Dell Inspiron 17-5749 Keyboard Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Carefully turn the keyboard over and place it on the palm rest assembly.

    • Lift the latches and disconnect the keyboard cable and keyboard back-light cable from the system board.

    • Lift the keyboard along with the cables, off the palm-rest assembly and set it aside.

Conclusion

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

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