Introduction

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

Parts

No parts required.

Shut down the computer.
  • Shut down the computer.

  • Disconnect all external devices and cables from the computer.

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