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I need to install a keyboard for a Dell Inspiron 1525. I need step by step directions

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Before you begin, Follow these steps carefully;

  1. Shut Down to turn off your computer. Ensure that the computer is off and not in a power management mode. If you cannot shut down the computer using the operating system, press and hold the power button for 4 seconds.
  2. Disconnect your computer and all attached devices from their electrical outlets. Disconnect any telephone or network cables from the computer
  3. Remove any installed cards from the ExpressCard slot.
  4. To help prevent damage to the system board, you must remove the battery from the battery bay before you service the computer. to do this, Turn the computer over, Slide the battery release latch until they click into place. Slide the battery out of the battery bay.
  5. Turn the computer top-side up, open the display, and press the power button to ground the system board. Now you are ready to remove your Keyboard;
  6. Removing the Center Control Cover, Remove the two screws securing the center control cover from the battery bay,
  7. Turn the computer top side up, and open the display as far as it will open.
  8. Insert a plastic scribe into the indent to lift the center control cover on the right side and ease the center control cover up.
  9. Disconnect the cable from the media control buttons connector located underneath the center control cover. NOTICE: To avoid damage to the data cable connected to the system board, ensure that you do not pull hard when you are raising the center control cover. NOTICE: To avoid damage to the center control cover, do not lift the cover on both sides simultaneously.
  10. Remove the center control cover.
  11. Remove the two screws at the top of the keyboard. NOTICE: The key caps on the keyboard are fragile, easily dislodged, and time-consuming to replace. Be careful when removing and handling the keyboard.
  12. Lift the keyboard and hold it up and slightly forward to access to the media control buttons connector.
  13. Disconnect the media control buttons connector and remove the media control buttons cable.
  14. Lift the keyboard and hold it up and slightly forward to access to the keyboard connector.
  15. To disconnect the keyboard cable from the keyboard connector on the system board, rotate the keyboard connector latch toward the front of the computer.
  16. Slide the keyboard cable out of the keyboard connector.
  17. Replacing the Keyboard
    1. Slide the keyboard cable into the keyboard connector.

    2. Rotate the keyboard connector latch to secure the cable.

    3. Align the tabs along the bottom of the keyboard and slide them under the palm rest.

    4. Press on the right edge near the top to snap the keyboard into place.

    5. Replace the two screws on the top of the keyboard.
  18. Replacing the Center Control Cover
    1. Reconnect the media control buttons cable to the connector below the keyboard.

    2. Align the tabs along the bottom of the keyboard and slide them under the palm rest.

    3. Press on the right edge near the top to snap the keyboard into place.

    4. Replace the two screws on the top of the keyboard.

    5. Reconnect the media control buttons connector to the center control cover.

    6. Insert the left edge of the center control cover.

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

    8. In the battery bay, replace the two screws that secure the center control cover.



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