Introduction

Have the replacement keyboard ready to install before disassembly.

  1. Ground yourself by either touching an unpainted metal surface or by using the Anti-Static wrist strap.
    • Ground yourself by either touching an unpainted metal surface or by using the Anti-Static wrist strap.

    • Turn off the computer and remove the charger from the charging port.

    • Turn the laptop over and slide the battery release catch to the right. The battery will pop up from its slot. Remove it using your fingers.

  2. Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the four screws from the indicated cover.
    • Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the four screws from the indicated cover.

    • Gently lift and remove the cover.

    • Remove the five 6mm screws with the Phillips #0 screwdriver.

    • Pry the keyboard off with a spudger. Be careful not to apply too much pressure and damage any components.

    • Disconnect the clip attaching the keyboard wiring to the motherboard. Lift and remove the keyboard.

Conclusion

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

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