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Introduction

If your keys are sticky, missing, or otherwise broken, the keyboard may need replaceing. The keyboard is alo a nessary part to remove if one needs to get to any internal components.

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  • Flip the laptop upside down and remove battery by pressing inward on the two latches holding the battery in.

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  • Unscrew the four (2.5 mm Phillips) screws (Use Phillips #0 Screwdriver).

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  • Flip laptop over and open it.

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  • Slightly push up while lifting up on the power button panel to release the panel.

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  • Unscrew the four (2.5 mm Phillips) screws holding the keyboard in (Use Phillips #0 Screwdriver).

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Image 1/2: Keyboard is still connected via a ribbon cable. Image 2/2: Move the keyboard slightly to the left to have access to the keyboard ribbon cable.
  • Carefully (holding both sides of the keyboard), push up and lift slightly.

  • Keyboard is still connected via a ribbon cable.

  • Move the keyboard slightly to the left to have access to the keyboard ribbon cable.

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  • Use the black spudger to lift the black latch holding the keyboard ribbon cable.

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Conclusion

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

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