Introduction

The keyboard needs to be removed to access everything (hard drive, optical drive, RAM, motherboard).

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/2: The left clip stays, the right clip is spring loaded. Image 2/2: Slide the battery away from you.
  • With the battery away from you, slide the locking clips out.

    • The left clip stays, the right clip is spring loaded.

  • Slide the battery away from you.

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  • Use a spudger to carefully pry up the keyboard screw cover.

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  • Remove the two screws securing the keyboard to the chassis.

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Image 1/1: Use a spudger if needed to release the latch.  The latch slides out.
  • Carefully tilt the keyboard towards you and release the ribbon cables.

  • Use a spudger if needed to release the latch. The latch slides out.

  • The keyboard is now free and can be set aside.

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Conclusion

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

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What is the brass colored ribbon for? Mine is broken will it effect funconality , if so how do i fix it

Kathleen T - Reply

If I remember correctly, this keyboard is backlit. Most likely the copper cable is for the backlit power. A new keyboard would need to be purchased to fix it.

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