Introdução

Use this guide to remove and install a new keyboard as a whole.

Peças

Não são necessárias peças.

  1. Before beginning, make sure that your computer is turned off and all external power cords are disconnected.
    • Before beginning, make sure that your computer is turned off and all external power cords are disconnected.

    • Close the laptop and turn it over, so that the underside is up and the silver battery bay is facing towards you.

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  2. Locate the battery locking latch on the bottom right corner and slide it inward to unlock the battery.
    • Locate the battery locking latch on the bottom right corner and slide it inward to unlock the battery.

    • Locate the battery release latch on the bottom left and slide it inward.

    • Pull the battery towards you to remove it from the laptop.

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    • Locate the service access cover release lever and slide it to the right.

    • While holding the lever to the right, lift up the laptop's bottom cover gently and remove the cover from the laptop.

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    • If you are performing any installations after the battery, orient the computer so that the underside is up, and the battery port is facing away from you.

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    • Using a 00 Phillips screwdriver, unscrew and remove the three 2.0 X 5.0 screws that connect the keyboard to the computer.

    • Each of the screws are labeled with small keyboards next to them.

    • Flip the computer over so that the front is facing you.

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    • Open the computer screen as far as possible. It should be able to lay flat on whatever surface you are working on.

    • Pry along the rear edge of the keyboard away from the PC with the plastic opening tool.

    • Once enough of an opening has been established, gently grasp the edge and pull the keyboard towards you.

    • There is a cable connecting the keyboard to the laptop, so do not attempt to fully remove the keyboard yet or you will damage your device.

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    • Use your fingernail to flip up the black retaining flap attached to the keyboard ZIF connector.

    • Pull the keyboard cable out of its socket to disconnect it.

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    • Remove the keyboard by lifting it away from the computer.

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Conclusão

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

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