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I have a damaged keyboard which needs to be replaced

Can anyone tell me how to get to the keyboard so as to replace it. It seems there is a key stuck (or a few) and it loads up a search all the time continuously. I'm familiar with electronics and have upgraded PCs before but once the back is off this model it is not self evident as to how to remove items further to get to the keyboard.

Yes I have taken the keys themselves off and cleaned and replaced them. still have a problem.

So I need to know
1. how to get to the keyboard to replace it and
2. where to buy a replacement keyboard

Thank you for your time.

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  • bvowens Apr 23, 2008

    Thanks for that. I haven't time to do it yet but when I do I'll get back to you.


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Where i can buy the keyboard for toshiba laptop portege 4010


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Here is the best way is 1st turn the unit upside down and remove all the screws along the rear two rows. 2nd turn the laptop back over and open the lcd. 3rd with a flat bladed screw driver, to the left of the power button there should be a small recessed tab, use your screw driver to gently lift the "strip cover" exposing the keyboard screws. Remove the screws and the keyboard should lift up exposing the keyboard connector.( if the keyboard does not lift easily, remove more base screws around the center of hte unit), 4th using your finger nail either lift or push the latches of the keyboard connector, allowing easy removal of the keyboard. The P/N should be listed on the keyboard starting with a "P".


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