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Replacing Keyboard on Compaq c500

How do you get to the keyboard on a compaq c500? I need to replace it?

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  • forcedoverti Dec 21, 2008

    I can't find where I need to go to remove the old so I can install the new one..

  • forcedoverti Dec 22, 2008

    You are wrong JSG Repair thanks anyway. I figured it out. You pop off the top by the power switch. Simple! Then took out 4 small screws and put new keyboard in, put the screws back- took literally 5 minutes! Yeah ME!

  • forcedoverti Dec 22, 2008

    There was no warranty left. It's a couple of years old. No biggie..Thanks anyway! I am now looking to see where I can find the little plastic brackets that hold the monitor up. Any idea where I can find them?

  • forcedoverti Dec 30, 2008

    for this laptop you don't have to touch anywhere near the battery.

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Don't forget the 2 screws under the battery.

Posted on Dec 29, 2008

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Hi you may check website there are many seller sell this model.
i say ebay is best one to buy, the item price about $20-30. and replacement it easy.

Posted on Dec 22, 2008

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You have to send it in for repair. You need speical tools to get the keyboard out.

Posted on Dec 21, 2008

  • Joseph Green
    Joseph Green Dec 22, 2008

    I am sorry maybe I should have been more informative. I just told you to send it in for repair because when you do it yourself you are voiding your warranty.

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