You may need to replace your keyboard due to failure. You will need a Phillips 1 screwdriver for this guide.


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Turn off and unplug the laptop.
  • Turn off and unplug the laptop.

    • Failure to properly turn off device before handling the battery could result in electrical shock.

  • Flip the laptop so the underside is facing up with the battery closest to you.

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Slide the locking switch to the left to release the battery.
  • Slide the locking switch to the left to release the battery.

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  • Gently pull the battery away from the device.

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  • Remove the single 3mm screw underneath the battery with a #1 Phillips screw driver, which holds the media control cover.

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  • Flip the laptop over and flatten it out as much as possible.

  • Unsnap the media control cover from the laptop starting nearest to the display.

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  • Remove the two 3mm screws with a #1 Phillips screwdriver, holding down the keyboard.

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  • Slowly lift the keyboard away from the base.

  • If you pull to hard you risk breaking the keyboard cable connector from the motherboard.

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  • Flip up the black tab on the keyboard ZIF connector and unplug the cable.

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  • Remove the keyboard

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

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