HP Compaq 6710b Keyboard Replacement
Quick and easy steps to replace your keyboard!
- Author: Khulan Orgil
- Time estimate: 15 - 20 minutes
- Difficulty: Moderate
Keyboard removal is necessary to replace heat sink paste and ram.
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Step 1 — Keyboard ¶
Flip to the backside of the laptop.
Using a Phillips #1 screwdriver, unscrew the 5mm screw and take off the shown cover.
Using the same screwdriver, unscrew the 8mm screws.
Step 2 ¶
Flip over the laptop to the top side, and open the laptop.
Slide the locking tabs down using a blue plastic opening tool or your fingernail.
Step 3 ¶
Using the plastic prying tool, lift the keyboard gently towards you.
Step 4 ¶
Pull up on both sides of the black locking tab of the connector.
The keyboard should now be free of the computer.