Introduction

Guide to removing the keyboard from the D620.

Parts

No parts required.

Power down the laptop and remove the battery.
  • Power down the laptop and remove the battery.

  • Open the laptop cover all of the way.

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Locate the notch under the cover at the top of the keyboard Using the spudger as a lever, lift the plastic covering Carefully remove the rest of the covering from right to left
  • Locate the notch under the cover at the top of the keyboard

  • Using the spudger as a lever, lift the plastic covering

  • Carefully remove the rest of the covering from right to left

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Unscrew the top portion of the keyboard using a #00 screwdriver
  • Unscrew the top portion of the keyboard using a #00 screwdriver

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Hold keyboard from the top and gently pull towards the LCD screen to remove the keyboard from the case
  • Hold keyboard from the top and gently pull towards the LCD screen to remove the keyboard from the case

  • Don't pull on the keyboard too forcefully because it is attached to the motherboard with a short, thin ribbon cable

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Once keyboard is out of the case, lay it face-down on the track pad Once keyboard is out of the case, lay it face-down on the track pad
  • Once keyboard is out of the case, lay it face-down on the track pad

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Using a small spudger, pull back on the black bar to release the blue lever Using a small spudger, pull back on the black bar to release the blue lever
  • Using a small spudger, pull back on the black bar to release the blue lever

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Pull up on the metal bar connected to the socket to detach the ribbon cable
  • Pull up on the metal bar connected to the socket to detach the ribbon cable

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Conclusion

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

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