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Introduction

You will be removing the keyboard to either replace or access various parts of the laptop.

Parts

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  1. Remove battery
    • Remove battery

    • Open screen so that it lies flat.

  2. Starting from the right side of the hinge cover,  use the flat end of the spudger to pry up the hinge cover and gently remove it. Starting from the right side of the hinge cover,  use the flat end of the spudger to pry up the hinge cover and gently remove it.
    • Starting from the right side of the hinge cover, use the flat end of the spudger to pry up the hinge cover and gently remove it.

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  4. Remove the four M2 x 3-mm screws holding in the keyboard. Remove the four M2 x 3-mm screws holding in the keyboard.
    • Remove the four M2 x 3-mm screws holding in the keyboard.

  5. Lift keyboard and detach the interface connector.
    • Lift keyboard and detach the interface connector.

    • Take extra care when removing and handling the keyboard. The key caps on the keyboard are fragile, easily dislocate and would be time-consuming to replace.

Conclusion

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

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