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Are keys on your HP EliteBook 8440p laptop keyboard broken, stuck, or dirty? It might be time to replace your keyboard, and this guide will teach you how to do it yourself! Removing the keyboard is also a crucial step to getting inside the computer to make repairs or clean.

  1. Before you begin, unplug all cables and devices from the laptop. Lay the laptop on its cover. Lay the laptop on its cover.
    • Before you begin, unplug all cables and devices from the laptop.

    • Lay the laptop on its cover.

  2. Release the battery by pulling the battery tab to the left. Remove the battery.
    • Release the battery by pulling the battery tab to the left.

    • Remove the battery.

    • The battery is already removed in the reference image.

  3. With a Phillips-head screwdriver, unscrew the three screws marked with the keyboard icon. Do not remove the screws from the casing; they are built to stay in when loose. Do not remove the screws from the casing; they are built to stay in when loose.
    • With a Phillips-head screwdriver, unscrew the three screws marked with the keyboard icon.

    • Do not remove the screws from the casing; they are built to stay in when loose.

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  5. Turn the laptop over and open the cover. Push down the little clips located between the Function Keys to release the top of the keyboard.  Lift the keyboard gently with a forward and upward motion. Rest the keyboard over the touch pad.
    • Turn the laptop over and open the cover.

    • Push down the little clips located between the Function Keys to release the top of the keyboard. Lift the keyboard gently with a forward and upward motion.

    • Rest the keyboard over the touch pad.

    • When reassembling, line up the tabs at the keyboard's base with the casing's slots and reverse the motion.

  6. Using a spudger or flat-head screwdriver, pull up the tabs at the black ribbon cable's sides to unlock the cable.
    • Using a spudger or flat-head screwdriver, pull up the tabs at the black ribbon cable's sides to unlock the cable.

  7. Pull the black ribbon cable out of its slot. Pull the black ribbon cable out of its slot.
    • Pull the black ribbon cable out of its slot.

  8. Using a spudger or flat-head screwdriver, pull up the tabs at the white ribbon cable's sides to unlock the cable.
    • Using a spudger or flat-head screwdriver, pull up the tabs at the white ribbon cable's sides to unlock the cable.

  9. Pull the white ribbon cable out of its slot. Pull the white ribbon cable out of its slot.
    • Pull the white ribbon cable out of its slot.

  10. Remove the keyboard from the laptop.
    • Remove the keyboard from the laptop.

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

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4 Comments

The top of the keyboard has locking tabs that need to be pulled back towards the keyboard center or it won't come out. They hold the replacement keyboard in place long enough to get the screws into it.

Robert Taylor - Yanıt

But you don’t need to remove the battery.

Jakub Daszkiewicz - Yanıt

Taking it out was easy, putting a new one in- just impossible, brackets very brittle and cracking. Had to give it to the shop to fix it.

zbig j - Yanıt

Perfect guide except for keyboard tabs mentioned in comment from Robert Taylor! Well done!

Dave Tennant - Yanıt

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