Introduction

Are you having trouble with missing keys? Or is your keyboard sticky from spilling liquid? Replacing a keyboard may solve the problem

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/2: Slide the lock to remove the battery Image 2/2: After removing the battery, you can find 8 screws where battery were placed. Unscrew those 8 screws.
  • Please turn the power of your device off. If not, it may cause a damage to the computer's hard drive and the person.

  • Slide the lock to remove the battery

  • After removing the battery, you can find 8 screws where battery were placed. Unscrew those 8 screws.

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Image 1/3: After the screws from battery house are removed, open the laptop to remove the keyboard frame. Image 2/3: Approach the frame on the side by  using the prying tool. Carefully remove the clip. Watch out not to break the clip. Image 3/3: Then use the prying tool to carefully remove the frame from the top. Be careful not to break the clip.
  • Do not force if the frame is not coming out. It may break the clip of the frame.

  • After the screws from battery house are removed, open the laptop to remove the keyboard frame.

  • Approach the frame on the side by using the prying tool. Carefully remove the clip. Watch out not to break the clip.

  • Then use the prying tool to carefully remove the frame from the top. Be careful not to break the clip.

  • Then, press the button located top of the touch pad to completely remove the frame from the bottom of the frame.

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Image 1/1: The keyboard is now detached from the computer.
  • When the frame is removed, keyboard will be free to be removed. There is cable ribbon to be removed. Gently pull out the ribbon from where it is plugged.

  • The keyboard is now detached from the computer.

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Conclusion

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

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