safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.
grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as a
connector on the back of the computer).
battery bay before you begin working inside the computer.
Removing the Keyboard
1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin" on page 151.
2 Remove the hinge cover (see "Hinge Cover" on page 158).
3 Remove the two keyboard screws at the top of the keyboard.
consuming to replace. Be careful when removing and handling the keyboard.
4 Lift the keyboard and hold it up and slightly forward to access the keyboard
5 To disconnect the keyboard cable from the keyboard connector on the
system board, rotate the cable release lever toward the front of the
6 Slide the keyboard cable out of the keyboard connector on the DIMM A
memory module cover.
Adding and Replacing Parts
Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the
To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist
To help prevent damage to the system board, remove the battery from the
The key caps on the keyboard are fragile, easily dislodged, and time-