Introduction

This guide will demonstrate the process of replacing one of the keys on the keyboard.

Parts

No parts required.

Turn the computer off.
  • Turn the computer off.

  • Disconnect the charging cable from the laptop.

  • Failure to disconnect cable may result in electric shock.

  • Flip the laptop face down on a flat surface.

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Slide the left and right switches to the unlock position.
  • Slide the left and right switches to the unlock position.

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While holding the left and right lock switches in the unlock position, pull the battery away from the computer. While holding the left and right lock switches in the unlock position, pull the battery away from the computer.
  • While holding the left and right lock switches in the unlock position, pull the battery away from the computer.

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There is an outer and inner piece of the retainer. The outer retainer has two (2) grooves for the inner retainer's posts to sit in. Place the inner retainer piece into the outer retainer piece by inserting the posts into the grooves on the outer retainer piece. Place the inner retainer piece into the outer retainer piece by inserting the posts into the grooves on the outer retainer piece.
  • There is an outer and inner piece of the retainer. The outer retainer has two (2) grooves for the inner retainer's posts to sit in.

  • Place the inner retainer piece into the outer retainer piece by inserting the posts into the grooves on the outer retainer piece.

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There are two (2) grooves on the outer retainer that fit onto two (2) metal brackets on the key's designated space. Use angled tweezers to place the assembled retainer onto the two (2) metal brackets on the keyboard. Use angled tweezers to place the assembled retainer onto the two (2) metal brackets on the keyboard.
  • There are two (2) grooves on the outer retainer that fit onto two (2) metal brackets on the key's designated space.

  • Use angled tweezers to place the assembled retainer onto the two (2) metal brackets on the keyboard.

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Once the retainer is attached, press the key onto the retainer, it will make a snapping sound when in place. Once the retainer is attached, press the key onto the retainer, it will make a snapping sound when in place. Once the retainer is attached, press the key onto the retainer, it will make a snapping sound when in place.
  • Once the retainer is attached, press the key onto the retainer, it will make a snapping sound when in place.

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Conclusion

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

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