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Before you work inside of your computer.

Removal of a Dell Inspiron keyboard 1300/B120/B130

The keycaps on the keyboard are fragile, be careful.

Step 1 Unplug the power supply,and remove the battery. Note to prevent damage to the hardware components you should always discharge static electricity by touching the metal part of the battery bey.

Step 2 Remove the hinge cover. Turn the computer right-side up, and then open the display all the way (180 degrees) so that it rests on your work surface. Computer Repair tips Westlake Village.

How To Replace A Keyboard On A Dell Laptop Computer Repair In Westlake-Village.

NOTICE: To avoid damaging the hinge cover, do not lift the cover on both sides simultaneously.

Step 3 Insert a scribe in the indent to lift the hinge cover on the right side.

Step 4 Remove the two screws at the top of the keyboard.

NOTICE: The keycaps on the keyboard are fragile, easily dislodged, and time-consuming to replace. Be careful when removing and handling the keyboard. Computer Repair tips Westlake Village.

Step 5 Lift up the keyboard, and hold it up and slightly forward to allow access to the keyboard connector on the system board.

Step 6 Lift the keyboard connector and slide out the keyboard cable.

How To Replace A Keyboard On A Dell Laptop Computer Repair In Westlake-Village.

NOTICE: To avoid scratching the palm rest when replacing the keyboard, hook the tabs along the front edge of the keyboard into the palm rest, and then secure the keyboard in place. Computer Repair tips Westlake Village.

Step 7 To replace the keyboard, connect the keyboard connector to the system board.

Step 8 Place the tabs along the front edge of the keyboard into the palm rest and lay the keyboard down on the palmrest.

Step 9 Replace the two screws at the top of the keyboard.

Step 10 Replace the hinge cover.

Step 11 Insert the left edge of the cover into place.

Step 12 Press from left to right until the cover snaps into place.

Step 13 Close the display and turn the computer upside-down.

Step 14 Replace the battery.

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