Introduction

Removing and replacing the keyboard requires some disassembly and time.

Parts

No parts required.

To prevent injury, make sure the laptop is unplugged before removing the battery.
  • To prevent injury, make sure the laptop is unplugged before removing the battery.

  • Flip the laptop over, bottom-side up.

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Push the switch next to the battery.
  • Push the switch next to the battery.

  • At the same time, lift the battery away from the laptop.

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Place the laptop on flat surface. Carefully open the laptop at far as it will go so that the back of screen is touching the flat surface. Carefully take a spudger and separate part of the cover at the red circle.
  • Place the laptop on flat surface.

  • Carefully open the laptop at far as it will go so that the back of screen is touching the flat surface.

  • Carefully take a spudger and separate part of the cover at the red circle.

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Remove two 4 mm Philips #00 screws. Remove two 4 mm Philips #00 screws.
  • Remove two 4 mm Philips #00 screws.

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Gently lift the keyboard away from the laptop without harming the cord that is located at the bottom of the keyboard.
  • Gently lift the keyboard away from the laptop without harming the cord that is located at the bottom of the keyboard.

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Gently pull the blue tab up until it comes away from computer. Gently pull the blue tab up until it comes away from computer. Gently pull the blue tab up until it comes away from computer.
  • Gently pull the blue tab up until it comes away from computer.

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Conclusion

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

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Hi there, my dell inspiron 6000 does not power up when I switch on. This happened after I remove my keypad to clean.. Any idea why?

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