Introduction

This guide will show you how to remove the keyboard on your Dell 1150 laptop

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Place the laptop upside down on a clean, flat surface.
    • Place the laptop upside down on a clean, flat surface.

    • Locate the battery release button with the padlock symbol above it.

    • Slide the battery release button towards the padlock symbol and hold it there. Note that the button is spring loaded and will return if released.

      • The battery is now released from the battery compartment.

    • Gently remove the battery from the side of the laptop.

  2. Use a spudger to lift the notched right edge of the hinge cover, and pry it loose
    • Use a spudger to lift the notched right edge of the hinge cover, and pry it loose

    • You need to lay the LCD screen down flat to allow the hinge cover to be lifted off

    • Lift the hinge cover off and set aside

    • Remove 4ea M2 x 3mm keyboard screws

    • Lift up keyboard from the rear to expose the connector below

    • Disconnect the keyboard ribbon cable from the mother board

Conclusion

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

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