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If your keyboard is damaged or not working properly, you can use this guide to replace it. This process is simple and only requires a #0 Phillips screwdriver, a plastic opening tool, and magnetic project mat to keep track of the screws for each step. Be sure to handle the keyboard with care as it is a delicate part.

  1. Power laptop off before beginning.
    • Power laptop off before beginning.

    • Turn the laptop over so that it is positioned top down with the model number facing you.

  2. Use a #0 Phillips screwdriver to remove the two 4.0 mm screws securing the hard drive cover.
    • Use a #0 Phillips screwdriver to remove the two 4.0 mm screws securing the hard drive cover.

    • To avoid losing any parts, we recommend that you place the loose screws on a magnetic project mat.

  3. To expose the hard drive, remove the cover by sliding it toward you and pulling up on the panel. To expose the hard drive, remove the cover by sliding it toward you and pulling up on the panel.
    • To expose the hard drive, remove the cover by sliding it toward you and pulling up on the panel.

  4. Use a #0 Phillips screwdriver to remove the two 4.0 mm screws attaching the hard drive to the laptop.
    • Use a #0 Phillips screwdriver to remove the two 4.0 mm screws attaching the hard drive to the laptop.

  5. Pull the clear plastic ribbon to the left until the mount is detached from the laptop. There will be some resistance as the hard drive is disconnected. If it does not move at all, check that all anchor screws are removed.
    • Pull the clear plastic ribbon to the left until the mount is detached from the laptop.

    • There will be some resistance as the hard drive is disconnected. If it does not move at all, check that all anchor screws are removed.

    • Lift the hard drive out of the well.

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  7. Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the one 4.0 mm screw next to the model number label.
    • Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the one 4.0 mm screw next to the model number label.

  8. Use a plastic opening tool to slide the CD-ROM out from the laptop.
    • Use a plastic opening tool to slide the CD-ROM out from the laptop.

  9. Slide the "lock" tab upward to unlock the battery before removal. While pushing the "release" tab upward, lift the battery and pull outward to remove it from the laptop. While pushing the "release" tab upward, lift the battery and pull outward to remove it from the laptop.
    • Slide the "lock" tab upward to unlock the battery before removal.

    • While pushing the "release" tab upward, lift the battery and pull outward to remove it from the laptop.

  10. To unsecure the back cover, remove all the case screws using a #0 Phillips screwdriver. Remove the two 9.0 mm screws on each side of the battery. Remove the twelve 8.0 mm long screws alongside the entire back cover.
    • To unsecure the back cover, remove all the case screws using a #0 Phillips screwdriver.

    • Remove the two 9.0 mm screws on each side of the battery.

    • Remove the twelve 8.0 mm long screws alongside the entire back cover.

    • Remove the three 3.0 mm screws inside the battery well.

  11. Use a plastic opening tool to carefully pry open the latch points located under the silver plastic trim. Repeat this around the back cover. It may be easiest to start around the CD-ROM bay because there is more room. To avoid damaging the plastic trim and cover, do not force difficult areas and make sure the opening tool is completely under the black plastic cover, not just the silver trim.
    • Use a plastic opening tool to carefully pry open the latch points located under the silver plastic trim. Repeat this around the back cover.

    • It may be easiest to start around the CD-ROM bay because there is more room.

    • To avoid damaging the plastic trim and cover, do not force difficult areas and make sure the opening tool is completely under the black plastic cover, not just the silver trim.

    • Lift the back cover upward and away from the laptop.

  12. Gently push the rectangular opening on the CD-ROM well to loosen the keyboard.
    • Gently push the rectangular opening on the CD-ROM well to loosen the keyboard.

  13. Use a plastic opening tool to pry upward on the keyboard.  Only the top of the keyboard is latched. Lift the keyboard toward you and away from the laptop.
    • Use a plastic opening tool to pry upward on the keyboard. Only the top of the keyboard is latched.

    • Lift the keyboard toward you and away from the laptop.

  14. Use a plastic opening tool to disconnect the two ZIF connectors attached to each ribbon. Both are located under the keyboard and have a clear flap that must be lifted upward before removal. Open the white connector attached to the copper ribbon.
    • Use a plastic opening tool to disconnect the two ZIF connectors attached to each ribbon. Both are located under the keyboard and have a clear flap that must be lifted upward before removal.

    • Open the white connector attached to the copper ribbon.

    • Open the white connected attached to the black and white striped ribbon.

    • Take care when opening these connectors. The ribbon is anchored underneath the clear flap. Pulling these pieces out of their sockets will make it difficult to reassemble them.

    • Lift the keyboard away from the body of the laptop.

Sonuç

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

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