Introduction

This guide shows you how to replace the keyboard. The keyboard is the main input for the laptop. This guide goes through the steps of removing a faulty keyboard.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Make certain the power is off.
    • Make certain the power is off.

  2. Press and slide the buttons inward.
    • Press and slide the buttons inward.

  3. Slide the battery away from the  computer.
    • Slide the battery away from the computer.

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  5. Remove the Battery from the slot.
    • Remove the Battery from the slot.

  6. Pry the top panel up from the tab in the upper right hand corner. Run your finger under the panel from right to left to pop it loose. You might have to tilt back the screen if you are having trouble popping it loose.
    • Pry the top panel up from the tab in the upper right hand corner.

    • Run your finger under the panel from right to left to pop it loose.

    • You might have to tilt back the screen if you are having trouble popping it loose.

  7. Unscrew the two Phillips head screws. Unscrew the two Phillips head screws.
    • Unscrew the two Phillips head screws.

  8. Carefully lift the keyboard away from the computer. Pull the keyboard toward the screen.
    • Carefully lift the keyboard away from the computer.

    • Pull the keyboard toward the screen.

    • Do not pull too hard on the keyboard as the connector could be damaged.

  9. Lift the blue plastic cover so that is at a 90 degree angle to the keyboard to remove the connection to the keyboard. Lift the blue plastic cover so that is at a 90 degree angle to the keyboard to remove the connection to the keyboard. Lift the blue plastic cover so that is at a 90 degree angle to the keyboard to remove the connection to the keyboard.
    • Lift the blue plastic cover so that is at a 90 degree angle to the keyboard to remove the connection to the keyboard.

  10. Pull the connector toward the screen.
    • Pull the connector toward the screen.

Conclusion

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

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