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Introduction

How to remove keyboard.

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  1. Flip the laptop over. Slide the battery release tab to the right.
    • Flip the laptop over. Slide the battery release tab to the right.

  2. Lift the battery out.
    • Lift the battery out.

  3. Insert spudger between sysrq and ins keys.
    • Insert spudger between sysrq and ins keys.

    • Gently lift power button panel from the right to left.

  4. Remove the 5 screws holding the keyboard in place.
    • Remove the 5 screws holding the keyboard in place.

  5. CAUTION: When lifting the keyboard out, do not lift keyboard up. Only fold back along the space bar edge. DO NOT PULL the black cable by the ribbon section; only pull it by the connector itself.
    • CAUTION: When lifting the keyboard out, do not lift keyboard up. Only fold back along the space bar edge.

    • DO NOT PULL the black cable by the ribbon section; only pull it by the connector itself.

    • Follow the black ribbon cable to the connector and gently pull straight up.

Conclusion

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

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