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Introduction

Replacing the keyboard on your laptop can be necessary if your keyboard is no longer responding. You will need a nylon or metal spudger. Make sure that the power is off before continuing.

Image 1/1: From this side, you should be able to see both of the gaps where the two plastic materials meet.
  • Rotate the laptop so the back side is facing you.

  • From this side, you should be able to see both of the gaps where the two plastic materials meet.

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  • Wedge the nylon or metal spudger inside the gap and pry open the two plastic parts.

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Image 1/2: Place the nylon or metal spudger under  the top half that  is loose and pull up to  pry it open. Image 2/2: Place the nylon or metal spudger under  the top half that  is loose and pull up to  pry it open.
  • Open the laptop.

  • Place the nylon or metal spudger under the top half that is loose and pull up to pry it open.

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Image 1/3: As you lift the keyboard, you should be able to see a strip connected to the laptop. Image 2/3: As you lift the keyboard, you should be able to see a strip connected to the laptop. Image 3/3: As you lift the keyboard, you should be able to see a strip connected to the laptop.
  • Pull up on the loose component to remove.

  • As you lift the keyboard, you should be able to see a strip connected to the laptop.

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Image 1/3: Lift and remove the  keyboard from  the laptop. Image 2/3: Lift and remove the  keyboard from  the laptop. Image 3/3: Lift and remove the  keyboard from  the laptop.
  • Remove the strip by pulling both sides of the blue strip out.

  • Lift and remove the keyboard from the laptop.

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Conclusion

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

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