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.

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

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    • Slide the battery away from the computer.

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    • Remove the Battery from the slot.

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    • 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.

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    • Unscrew the two Phillips head screws.

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    • 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.

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

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    • Pull the connector toward the screen.

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Conclusion

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

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