Introduction

This guide shows the user how to properly remove the keyboard from the Gateway MS2370 Laptop.

Parts

No parts required.

Make sure the laptop is turned off and  flipped over so that the bottom is facing up. Then, locate the battery clip as shown.
  • Make sure the laptop is turned off and flipped over so that the bottom is facing up. Then, locate the battery clip as shown.

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Either using your fingers or a plastic spudger push the battery clip to the left to release battery.
  • Either using your fingers or a plastic spudger push the battery clip to the left to release battery.

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Pull the battery from the laptop to remove it.
  • Pull the battery from the laptop to remove it.

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Take the plastic spudger and pull up the tabs on all four sides of the keyboard molding.
  • Take the plastic spudger and pull up the tabs on all four sides of the keyboard molding.

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Carefully lift the keyboard molding out.
  • Carefully lift the keyboard molding out.

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Use the plastic spudger again to pry the keyboard tabs from the laptop.
  • Use the plastic spudger again to pry the keyboard tabs from the laptop.

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Slowly lift the keyboard from the laptop.
  • Slowly lift the keyboard from the laptop.

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Carefully unplug the ribbon cable attached to the motherboard. The ribbon cable is extremely delicate, handle with care
  • Carefully unplug the ribbon cable attached to the motherboard.

  • The ribbon cable is extremely delicate, handle with care

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Lift and remove the keyboard from the computer.
  • Lift and remove the keyboard from the computer.

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Conclusion

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

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