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How do I remove the keyboard from an Acer Travelmate 2200 LW80

My wife spilled soda (don't get me started!!) on her keyboard about a month ago.

I took the steps to make sure the laptop wasn't damaged.

The keys have become stuck now and I need to get the keyboard out to either replace it or clean it.

Anyone know how to get it out?

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  • Will Jan 07, 2009

    I have an Acer Travelmate 2200. For some reason this is being flagged as an Acer Aspire 4720 and I am getting incorrect advice.

    If anyone knows how to remove the keyboard from the Acer Travelmate 2200, I will be forever grateful.



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This link will show how to remove the keyboard but i must stress I DO NOT RECOMMEND this inless you are experienced. There is a lot of stuff that can go wrong. So please be careful. And no more soda around the computer huh :}

Posted on Jan 06, 2009

  • Dan rogers
    Dan rogers Jan 07, 2009

    To remove the keyboard first open the small horizontal panel above your keyboard with a small screwdriver (you should do it gently) > open the screw below that panel > open your keyboard (be careful not to pull your keyboard too hard because there are cables underneath your keyboard)

  • Dan rogers
    Dan rogers Jan 07, 2009

    Did the last comment posted give you a better idea of how to take the keyboard off?



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