Introduction

Oftentimes, things get stuck in between keys, or keys labels get worn out with use. This guide will assist in replacing that broken keyboard with a new one.

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  • Stick a spudger in one of the sides of the top panel. Lift slowly from one side to the other and it will pop off.

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  • Using an Phillips screwdriver, unscrew and remove two screws labeled B2.6.

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Image 1/1: The keyboard is still connected to the laptop by a ribbon. Place the keyboard gently on top of the trackpad, keys side down.
  • Using your hands, lift keyboard up toward you, starting from the edge closest to the screen.

  • The keyboard is still connected to the laptop by a ribbon. Place the keyboard gently on top of the trackpad, keys side down.

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Image 1/2: Slide the white ribbon connector up and lift the ribbon out of it. Image 2/2: Slide the white ribbon connector up and lift the ribbon out of it.
  • Find the white ribbon connector (where the keyboard is still attached to the rest of the laptop).

  • Slide the white ribbon connector up and lift the ribbon out of it.

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Conclusion

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

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