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.

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

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Using your hands, lift keyboard up toward you, starting from the edge closest to the screen.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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