Introduction

This guide will take you through the process of replacing a keyboard for a HP Pavilion dv1000.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Shut down the computer.
    • Shut down the computer.

    • Disconnect all external devices and cables from the computer.

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  2. Flip the laptop over.
    • Flip the laptop over.

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    • Locate the gray sliding tab next to the black bar where the battery is located.

    • Slide the gray sliding tab to the left until you hear a distinct click.

    • The inside edge of the battery should pop up.

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    • Grasp the inside edge of the battery.

    • Lift the inside edge of the battery up to detach the battery from the laptop.

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    • Remove the highlighted screws.

    • After removing the screws, flip the laptop over.

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    • Open the laptop.

    • Use the spudger to lift the keyboard.

    • Do not pull the keyboard up and away from the computer, because it is still attached by a ribbon cable.

    • Press the two white clips forward with your fingers and gently pull the ribbon from the clips.

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Conclusion

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

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