Introduction

This guide deomonstrates how to safely remove and replace a Gateway LT2104u laptop key board in order to preserve the function of the device.

Parts

Locate the button right above the F8 key.
  • Locate the button right above the F8 key.

Use a spudger or plastic opening tool to push the button away from you. Use a spudger or plastic opening tool to push the button away from you.
  • Use a spudger or plastic opening tool to push the button away from you.

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Insert the spudger under the keyboard and slide it along the length of the keyboard. Insert the spudger under the keyboard and slide it along the length of the keyboard. Insert the spudger under the keyboard and slide it along the length of the keyboard.
  • Insert the spudger under the keyboard and slide it along the length of the keyboard.

Do not attempt to remove the keyboard. It is still attached to the laptop by a ribbon cable.
  • Do not attempt to remove the keyboard. It is still attached to the laptop by a ribbon cable.

Remove the ribbon cable from the connector.
  • Remove the ribbon cable from the connector.

Conclusion

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

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