Introduzione

Replacing the keyboard is a quick and easy task. Removing the keyboard only took three tools: A JIS #1 screwdriver, plastic opening tool, and tweezers. Before you start make sure you remove the battery and unplug the device.

At the top of the laptop you will see two switches, like in image one and two.
  • At the top of the laptop you will see two switches, like in image one and two.

  • Pull the switches outwards with your thumb, towards the unlocked lock.

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Once both switches are pulled, the battery should pop out.
  • Once both switches are pulled, the battery should pop out.

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  • Now you are ready to insert your new battery.

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  • Use a JIS #1 screwdriver to remove the two 7 mm screws.

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  • Remove the back panel by sliding it away from the battery.

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  • Use a JIS #1 screwdriver to remove the three 7 mm screws.

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  • Wedge the plastic opening tool in-between the keyboard and the base of the laptop.

  • Continue using the plastic opening tool to pry around the edge until the keyboard is completely freed form the frame.

  • The keyboard should only be connected by a ribbon on the underside of the keyboard.

  • It is recommended that you slowly pull the keyboard out as your move around the edge. As in picture 2.

  • Be careful not to pull the keyboard too far away from the face as it will damage the data ribbon.

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  • Use the tweezers to lift the black hinge on the ribbon connector.

  • Then pull the ribbon from the connector and remove the keyboard from the laptop.

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  • Now your keyboard is free to be replaced!

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Conclusione

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

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