Introduction

This guide will detail how to replace the keyboard in the One Education Infinity:One laptop.

Use a spudger to pry the four rubber pads away from the bottom of the case. Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to unscrew the four 6.4 mm screws.
  • Use a spudger to pry the four rubber pads away from the bottom of the case.

  • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to unscrew the four 6.4 mm screws.

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Insert a Jimmy or other prying tool into the seam on the edge of the casing. Trace along the edges of the device until all clips are released.
  • Insert a Jimmy or other prying tool into the seam on the edge of the casing.

  • Trace along the edges of the device until all clips are released.

  • Lift the back case away from the device.

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Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to unscrew the four 6.4mm screws on the hinge mounts.
  • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to unscrew the four 6.4mm screws on the hinge mounts.

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Use tweezers to lift the fabric cover and hinge connector away from the daughterboard. Always use ESD safe tools when working with delicate electrical components.
  • Use tweezers to lift the fabric cover and hinge connector away from the daughterboard.

  • Always use ESD safe tools when working with delicate electrical components.

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Flip up the black retaining flap on the ZIF connector holding the large grey ribbon cable in place. Pull the ribbon cable straight out of the ZIF connector.
  • Flip up the black retaining flap on the ZIF connector holding the large grey ribbon cable in place.

  • Pull the ribbon cable straight out of the ZIF connector.

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Use the flat end of a spudger to flip up the black tab on the smaller ZIF connector. Use tweezers to pull the ribbon cable straight out of the connector.
  • Use the flat end of a spudger to flip up the black tab on the smaller ZIF connector.

  • Use tweezers to pull the ribbon cable straight out of the connector.

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Use a Phillips #000 screwdriver to unscrew the three 3.4mm screws. Lift the daughterboard away from the device to remove. Lift the daughterboard away from the device to remove.
  • Use a Phillips #000 screwdriver to unscrew the three 3.4mm screws.

  • Lift the daughterboard away from the device to remove.

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Use a spudger to lift up the black retaining flap on the touchpad's ZIF connector. Pull the ribbon cable straight back to remove.
  • Use a spudger to lift up the black retaining flap on the touchpad's ZIF connector.

  • Pull the ribbon cable straight back to remove.

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Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to unscrew the four 6.4mm screws holding the touchpad in place.
  • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to unscrew the four 6.4mm screws holding the touchpad in place.

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Feed the ribbon cable through the hole in the metal frame. Left the metal frame away from the device.
  • Feed the ribbon cable through the hole in the metal frame.

  • Left the metal frame away from the device.

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Lift one end of the keyboard up to peel  it away from the case.
  • Lift one end of the keyboard up to peel it away from the case.

  • Don't be alarmed if you hear cracking sounds as you pry the keyboard away from the frame. There are dozens of plastic rivets holding the keyboard to the plastic frame.

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Conclusion

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

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