Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace your keyboard.

Carefully pry off the panel above the keyboard from the both sides of the laptop using a flat edge tool. Push back the screen until it is horizontal with the laptop. Gently remove the clips that hold the panel onto the screen hinges.
  • Carefully pry off the panel above the keyboard from the both sides of the laptop using a flat edge tool.

  • Push back the screen until it is horizontal with the laptop.

  • Gently remove the clips that hold the panel onto the screen hinges.

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Remove the two screws on the upper outer edges of the keyboard with a #1 Phillips head screwdriver. Gently pry the keyboard from the laptop on the upper outer edges using the flat edge tool. Slowly lift the keyboard away from the laptop until you are able to remove the ribbon that connects the keyboard to the laptop.
  • Remove the two screws on the upper outer edges of the keyboard with a #1 Phillips head screwdriver.

  • Gently pry the keyboard from the laptop on the upper outer edges using the flat edge tool.

  • Slowly lift the keyboard away from the laptop until you are able to remove the ribbon that connects the keyboard to the laptop.

  • CAUTION!! Make sure you remove the keyboard slowly to avoid damaging the ribbon cable.

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Conclusion

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

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