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HP dv5-1125nr Keyboard Replacement

Whether its one sticky key or a spilt cup of coffee, if the keyboard is faulty, this is your guide.

  • Auteur: Nick Loey
  • Geschatte tijd: 20 minuten - 1 uur
  • Moeilijkheid: Gemiddeld

The dv5-1125nr keyboard is a single piece of plastic and is easy to replace when removed. New keyboards can be bought from HP or online. Unfortunately, it is one of the more difficult pieces to remove.

Secties

Stap 1 Keyboard  ¶ 

Begin by unscrewing the three 3mm Phillips head screws inside the battery bay with the Phillips #00 screwdriver.

Stap 1 Keyboard  ¶ 

  • Begin by unscrewing the three 3mm Phillips head screws inside the battery bay with the Phillips #00 screwdriver.

Stap 2  ¶ 

Remove the five remaining 2mm screws using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

Stap 2  ¶ 

  • Remove the five remaining 2mm screws using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

Stap 3  ¶ 

Unscrew the 4mm Phillips screw inside the hard drive bay.

Stap 3  ¶ 

  • Unscrew the 4mm Phillips screw inside the hard drive bay.

  • Make sure to keep track of which screw goes where. The sizes are different for each set of screws!

Stap 4  ¶ 

Locate the hole in between the hard drive and RAM compartments. The hole is marked by a small keyboard symbol in the plastic (see the second picture).

Stap 4  ¶ 

  • Locate the hole in between the hard drive and RAM compartments.

  • The hole is marked by a small keyboard symbol in the plastic (see the second picture).

  • Unscrew the 4mm Phillips head screw from this hole.

Stap 5  ¶ 

Flip the laptop, and use the plastic opening tool on the side seam to remove the top cover. You may need to use the opening tool on both sides of the cover.

Stap 5  ¶ 

  • Flip the laptop, and use the plastic opening tool on the side seam to remove the top cover.

  • You may need to use the opening tool on both sides of the cover.

  • Be careful not to break the ribbon cables under the cover.

Stap 6  ¶ 

Use a 2.5mm flathead screwdriver to remove the four 3mm screws on top of the keyboard.

Stap 6  ¶ 

  • Use a 2.5mm flathead screwdriver to remove the four 3mm screws on top of the keyboard.

Stap 7  ¶ 

Dislodge the keyboard to access the underside.

Stap 7  ¶ 

  • Dislodge the keyboard to access the underside.

  • Do not fully remove the keyboard. It is still attached by a ribbon cable, and forceful removal could break this necessary connection.

Stap 8  ¶ 

Locate the ribbon cable connection between the keyboard and motherboard. Pull upwards on the small black bar to release the ribbon cable and remove it.

Stap 8  ¶ 

  • Locate the ribbon cable connection between the keyboard and motherboard.

  • Pull upwards on the small black bar to release the ribbon cable and remove it.

  • Do not yank on the ribbon or try to pull it out. This may break the cable or motherboard.

Stap 9  ¶ 

The keyboard is now ready for replacement.

Stap 9  ¶ 

  • The keyboard is now ready for replacement.