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Introduction

Replacing this keyboard is easy and takes only a few minutes.

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    • Use a coin to rotate the battery locking screw 90 degrees clockwise.

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    • Lift the battery out of the computer.

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    • Pull the keyboard release tabs toward you and lift up on the keyboard until it pops free.

    • If the keyboard does not come free, use a small flathead screwdriver to turn the keyboard locking screw 180 degrees in either direction and try again. The locking screw is in between the F5 and F6 keys and is a clear piece of plastic.

    • Flip the keyboard over, away from the screen, and rest it face-down on the trackpad area.

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    • If the computer has an AirPort card installed, follow the next three steps to remove it.

    • Push the wire clasp away from the AirPort card and toward the display, then rotate up to free it from the RAM shield.

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    • Grasp the clear plastic tab on the AirPort card and pull toward the display.

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    • Hold the AirPort card in one hand and use your other hand to remove the antenna cable.

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    • Remove the four silver Phillips screws that secure the RAM shield.

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    • Grasp the metal bracket on top of the RAM shield and pull upward to remove the shield.

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    • Pull the keyboard cable up from the logic board, holding the cable as close to the connector as possible.

    • Make sure that you reconnect the keyboard cable before replacing the RAM shield.

Conclusion

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

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