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Lenovo Thinkpad T450s Keyboard Replacement

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  1. Lenovo Thinkpad T450s Keyboard Replacement, Keyboard: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the battery by pulling on the two sliding buttons next to the battery.

  2. Lenovo Thinkpad T450s Keyboard Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 2 Lenovo Thinkpad T450s Keyboard Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the seven 5mm screws on the back cover using the Phillips #0 screwdriver.

  3. Lenovo Thinkpad T450s Keyboard Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the two rubber stoppers from where the battery previously was.

  4. Lenovo Thinkpad T450s Keyboard Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Lenovo Thinkpad T450s Keyboard Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Flip the laptop, shift the keyboard upwards by applying force to the two indents on the keyboard.

    • Remove the six 5mm screws that are on the keyboard using the Phillips #0 screwdriver.

    • These screws are located above the left ctrl key, S, F, J, semicolon, and up arrow keys.

  5. Lenovo Thinkpad T450s Keyboard Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Lift the keyboard and flip over exposing the connection to the motherboard.

  6. Lenovo Thinkpad T450s Keyboard Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the plastic covering and detach touch point and keyboard cable.

Conclusion

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

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If after replacement your keyboard has some keys clacking, make sure you slid the keyboard all the way back. Even a small amount can make some keys feel weird.

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