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Introduction

This guide will show you how to carefully remove the keyboard from your Sony Vaio.

  1. Start with the laptop face up on a flat surface.
    • Start with the laptop face up on a flat surface.

  2. Open the laptop with the keyboard facing you.
    • Open the laptop with the keyboard facing you.

  3. Use a plastic opening tool to pry up the keyboard. Start at the end closest to the screen. Be careful around the edges; work your way around the keyboard until all of it is detached.
    • Use a plastic opening tool to pry up the keyboard. Start at the end closest to the screen.

    • Be careful around the edges; work your way around the keyboard until all of it is detached.

    • There will be a ribbon cable attached to the bottom of the keyboard. Be sure not to rip the cable when lifting the keyboard from the laptop frame.

  4. Carefully detach the ribbon from the  base of the computer with your hands. Remove the keyboard.
    • Carefully detach the ribbon from the base of the computer with your hands.

    • Remove the keyboard.

Conclusion

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

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