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Introduction

If you are trying to type and your keyboard is not responding or creating a response on your screen, replacing the keyboard might resolve this issue.

Image 1/1: Flip Pavilion over so that the bottom faces up and locate the battery in the bottom left corner.
  • Make sure that your device is properly shut down and unplugged from any outlet.

  • Flip Pavilion over so that the bottom faces up and locate the battery in the bottom left corner.

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  • Press and slide up the battery release tab with your thumb until the battery pops out of place.

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  • Using two fingers, pry the rest of the battery out of the socket.

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  • Using a Phillips #0 screwdriver, unscrew all four Phillips PM 2.5X13.0mm screws and place in a secure area until the end of the project.

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  • Flip laptop back over and open as far as it can go.

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Image 1/1: If the plastic spudger is not doing the trick, try using the metal spudger careful to not pop any keys out.
  • Use the flat edge of the plastic spudger inserted under the bottom of the strip cover and pry upwards to un-clip the cover, starting at the right and moving to the left.

  • If the plastic spudger is not doing the trick, try using the metal spudger careful to not pop any keys out.

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  • Use hands to completely lift off the strip cover and remove.

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  • Use the Phillips #0 screwdriver again, unscrew all four Phillips PM 2.5X13.0mm screws from the top of the keyboard and set aside.

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Image 1/2: Do not aggressively pull at the keyboard for risk of ripping the connector cable. Image 2/2: Do not aggressively pull at the keyboard for risk of ripping the connector cable.
  • Using your hands, lift the keyboard up from the top towards yourself until the keyboard is resting in your hand.

  • Do not aggressively pull at the keyboard for risk of ripping the connector cable.

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Image 1/2: Do not aggressively pull at the connecting cable. Image 2/2: Do not aggressively pull at the connecting cable.
  • Gently slide out the connecting cable from the laptop to the keyboard.

  • Do not aggressively pull at the connecting cable.

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  • Completely remove the keyboard from the rest of the laptop.

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Conclusion

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

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