Introduction

This guide will show you how to remove and replace the keyboard.

Make sure the laptop is unplugged and powered off.
  • Make sure the laptop is unplugged and powered off.

  • Locate the battery latches on the underside of the laptop.

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Slide the right latch to the right until you hear it lock into place.
  • Slide the right latch to the right until you hear it lock into place.

  • Slide the left latch to the left and hold it.

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  • Slide the battery out towards you.

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  • Pry up the thin narrow strip of facing above the keyboard using the opening tool.

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  • Remove the four screws securing the keyboard using the T4 Torx screwdriver,

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  • Lift the keyboard slowly using the opening tool and lean it toward touchpad.

  • It will still be held by the connector ribbon. Make sure not to pull out the connector ribbon.

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  • The ribbon is attached by a white clip. Wedge the white clip up carefully using the spudger. This will release the connector ribbon and you can now remove the keyboard.

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Conclusion

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

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