Introduction

The keyboard in the HP Mini 110 is held in by three screws behind the battery, and will easily pop out with a little clever work with the spudger. Removing the keyboard is a must if you need to access any of the internals (except for the memory).

Parts

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Image 1/3: Flip your netbook upside down, and locate the sliding tabs near the battery. Image 2/3: Slide both tabs inward so that the battery visibly moves away from the case of the computer. Image 3/3: Release the tabs and pull the battery out.
  • Power-off the netbook fully before attempting to remove the battery.

  • Flip your netbook upside down, and locate the sliding tabs near the battery.

  • Slide both tabs inward so that the battery visibly moves away from the case of the computer.

  • Release the tabs and pull the battery out.

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Image 1/2: Remove the three 2.9mm screws in the battery slot. Image 2/2: This step can be made easier by using a magnetic screwdriver.
  • With the screen closed, turn your netbook around so that the battery slot is facing you.

  • Remove the three 2.9mm screws in the battery slot.

    • This step can be made easier by using a magnetic screwdriver.

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Image 1/3: Pry up the keyboard from the middle of the top edge. Image 2/3: Insert the flat end of the spudger between middle of the the top edge of the keyboard and the plastic frame behind it. Image 3/3: Pry the keyboard up until it pops out or until you can grab it with your fingers, and then pull gently until it pops out on both sides.
  • Flip the netbook upright, and open the screen as far as it will go.

  • Pry up the keyboard from the middle of the top edge.

    • Insert the flat end of the spudger between middle of the the top edge of the keyboard and the plastic frame behind it.

    • Pry the keyboard up until it pops out or until you can grab it with your fingers, and then pull gently until it pops out on both sides.

    • Do not pull the keyboard out immediately - there is a potentially fragile ribbon cable that attaches to the motherboard behind the keyboard.

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Image 1/3: Lightly pull up on the black tab on top of the keyboard ribbon cable until it hinges toward you and releases the ribbon cable end. Image 2/3: Pull the ribbon cable backward and out of the receptacle. This should not require any effort. Image 3/3: Pull the ribbon cable backward and out of the receptacle. This should not require any effort.
  • Flip the keyboard over (toward you) by pivoting it about the lower edge, and lay it upside down on top of the touchpad area to reveal the ribbon cable.

  • Lightly pull up on the black tab on top of the keyboard ribbon cable until it hinges toward you and releases the ribbon cable end.

  • Pull the ribbon cable backward and out of the receptacle. This should not require any effort.

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Conclusion

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

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