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Need to replace the keyboard on the Sony VGN-FS740

And also move from 512 RAM to 2 gigs. For various reasons, I can't send it off in the mail to get it fixed. Would you know of a link somewhere that will show in detail how to access the inside of this specific laptop without breaking anything?

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Most keyboards are removed by first removing the top bezel that starts above the keyboard and often wraps around the lid hinges. There are often screws in the back side of the hinges. this bezel most often snaps into place and will need to be popped loose after removal of the hinge screws. It can be a little scary the first time you do it. when this is removed the keyboard usually will have 3 or 4 screws in the top edge and tabs in the bottom edge. A ribbon cable will attach it to the motherboard.
The keyboard can be found here. http://www.partstore.com/Part/Sony/Sony/VGNFS740/Sony/Sony/147915321/New.aspx

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Use your internet search engine and look for a service manual most sites are pay for download but the service manual will have step by step instructions. how to do anything you want to your machine.

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