Introduction

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E530, E530c - how to change the Keyboard


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Parts

No parts required.

Video Overview

  1. Switch-off the Laptop and remove the battery. The HDD/Memory Cover is held by 3x Phillips screws. Remove them. Remove the Cover.
    • Switch-off the Laptop and remove the battery.

    • The HDD/Memory Cover is held by 3x Phillips screws. Remove them.

    • Remove the Cover.

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  3. There are 2 x screws securing the keyboard. You can find them by a small KB symbol. Slide the keyboard forward. Lift the keyboard at the bottom.
    • There are 2 x screws securing the keyboard. You can find them by a small KB symbol.

    • Slide the keyboard forward.

    • Lift the keyboard at the bottom.

  4. Under the keyboard there are two flex cables connected to the motherboard: The smaller one is for the mouse buttons and the legendary TrackPoint. The bigger one is for the KB.
    • Under the keyboard there are two flex cables connected to the motherboard:

      • The smaller one is for the mouse buttons and the legendary TrackPoint.

      • The bigger one is for the KB.

    • Disconnect them and remove the KB.

Conclusion

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

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