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Introduction

Use this guide to replace the keyboard of your device.

  1. At this point, the white caps that hide the top-most screws marked with red circles have been removed.
    • At this point, the white caps that hide the top-most screws marked with red circles have been removed.

    • Using the Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the (10) ten screws from the bottom of the device.

    • After removing the white caps covering the screws, use the Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the (3) three screws indicated with red circles.

  2. Open the laptop and place it upright. Remove the keyboard from the device using a plastic spudger or opening tool. Carefully remove as there are ribbons attached to the keyboard that is connected to the components inside. Gently lift the keyboard just enough to expose the ribbons.
    • Open the laptop and place it upright. Remove the keyboard from the device using a plastic spudger or opening tool.

    • Carefully remove as there are ribbons attached to the keyboard that is connected to the components inside.

    • Gently lift the keyboard just enough to expose the ribbons.

  3. Hold the keyboard up to remove the ribbons from the circuit board. To remove each individual ribbon, grab the blue portion of each ribbon and pull it towards your direction until it is fully detached. To remove each individual ribbon, grab the blue portion of each ribbon and pull it towards your direction until it is fully detached.
    • Hold the keyboard up to remove the ribbons from the circuit board.

    • To remove each individual ribbon, grab the blue portion of each ribbon and pull it towards your direction until it is fully detached.

  4. Once the ribbons are detached, remove the keyboard from the device. Once the ribbons are detached, remove the keyboard from the device. Once the ribbons are detached, remove the keyboard from the device.
    • Once the ribbons are detached, remove the keyboard from the device.

Conclusion

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

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