Inleiding

The keyboard is subject to some of the most abuse experienced by a laptop. Whether it is from over use or even water damage, the keyboard can stop working. With the removal a couple screws and the release of a few tabs, the keyboard can be replaced with little effort.

Onderdelen

Geen onderdelen nodig.

Make sure the battery lock switch is switched to the unlocked position. The battery is unlocked when the battery lock switch is slid to the side with an image of an unlocked lock. The battery is unlocked when the battery lock switch is slid to the side with an image of an unlocked lock.
  • Make sure the battery lock switch is switched to the unlocked position.

    • The battery is unlocked when the battery lock switch is slid to the side with an image of an unlocked lock.

Voeg opmerking toe

Slide the battery release switch to the left. The switch is spring loaded, so you must hold the switch in place while removing the battery.
  • Slide the battery release switch to the left.

  • The switch is spring loaded, so you must hold the switch in place while removing the battery.

Voeg opmerking toe

Using a finger, lift up the battery. The battery release switch must be held in place.
  • Using a finger, lift up the battery.

  • The battery release switch must be held in place.

Voeg opmerking toe

Remove the 5 Phillips screws holding the panel in place. These screws are permanently fastened to the panel; they are designed to be removed only partially to avoid loss. These screws are permanently fastened to the panel; they are designed to be removed only partially to avoid loss.
  • Remove the 5 Phillips screws holding the panel in place.

  • These screws are permanently fastened to the panel; they are designed to be removed only partially to avoid loss.

Voeg opmerking toe

Mac RAM Kits
Speed up your Mac. Max out its memory.
Mac RAM Kits
Get more memory out of your Mac.
Use a finger to remove the panel by lifting up on the provided removal tab. Use a finger to remove the panel by lifting up on the provided removal tab. Use a finger to remove the panel by lifting up on the provided removal tab.
  • Use a finger to remove the panel by lifting up on the provided removal tab.

Voeg opmerking toe

Remove the two screws holding the keyboard in place. Two 5.7 mm Phillips screws. 'KB' is written alongside the screw holes. This indicates the screws hold the keyboard in place.
  • Remove the two screws holding the keyboard in place.

    • Two 5.7 mm Phillips screws.

  • 'KB' is written alongside the screw holes. This indicates the screws hold the keyboard in place.

Voeg opmerking toe

There are three tabs holding the keyboard in place. They are located under the ESC, F8, and DEL keys. Expose the tabs by pressing down on adjacent keys.
  • There are three tabs holding the keyboard in place.

    • They are located under the ESC, F8, and DEL keys.

  • Expose the tabs by pressing down on adjacent keys.

Voeg opmerking toe

While you press down the ESC key, push the tab with the spudger to release that side of the keyboard. Use a finger to prevent the keyboard from locking back in place. Repeat the previous step for the tabs under the F8 and DEL keys.
  • While you press down the ESC key, push the tab with the spudger to release that side of the keyboard.

    • Use a finger to prevent the keyboard from locking back in place.

  • Repeat the previous step for the tabs under the F8 and DEL keys.

Voeg opmerking toe

Pick up the keyboard. This exposes a cable that connects the keyboard to the laptop. Lift the keyboard gently. The cable connecting it to the computer is  a ribbon. If pulled too hard, the ribbon may be damaged. Lift the keyboard gently. The cable connecting it to the computer is  a ribbon. If pulled too hard, the ribbon may be damaged.
  • Pick up the keyboard. This exposes a cable that connects the keyboard to the laptop.

  • Lift the keyboard gently. The cable connecting it to the computer is a ribbon. If pulled too hard, the ribbon may be damaged.

Voeg opmerking toe

Gently unplug the ribbon cable connecting the keyboard to the laptop by pulling horizontally. Gently unplug the ribbon cable connecting the keyboard to the laptop by pulling horizontally.
  • Gently unplug the ribbon cable connecting the keyboard to the laptop by pulling horizontally.

Voeg opmerking toe

Conclusie

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

3 andere personen hebben deze handleiding voltooid.

Stephen Sippel

Lid sinds: 16-04-13

143 Reputatie

9 handleidingen geschreven

Team

Cal Poly, Team 21-54, Johann Spring 2013 Lid van Cal Poly, Team 21-54, Johann Spring 2013

CPSU-JOHANN-S13S21G54

4 Leden

9 handleidingen geschreven

Één commentaar

Great instuctions plus photos. Spot on, tx

Darrell - Antwoord

Voeg opmerking toe

Weergavestatistieken:

Afgelopen 24 Uren: 0

Afgelopen 7 Dagen: 4

Afgelopen 30 Dagen: 20

Altijd: 2,094