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I have ordered a new keyboard and am wanting instructions on removing the old keyboard and replacing with the new one. Thank you Sandy
I am assuming this is a laptop
Be very careful when handling internal parts that you do not
static zap them. Avoid staticky clothes, carpets etc.
Ground yourself to a water pipe, grounded metal appliance or
even the ground pin of a wall socket just before proceeding.
Very small static shocks, far less then a tingle, can permanently
damage the microchips inside a PC.
Also, the keyboard is probably held in place with a single small
screw and connected to the main board using a paper-thin
flexible printed circuit type ribbon connector. These connectors
are extremely fragile, yet very tightly held in place. Extreme
caution is needed when pulling them out, and it is even more
difficult to plug them back in.
Any physical damage, tearing or abrasion to the ribbon on
the new keyboard will permanently destroy it.
You will need bent long-nose pliers or plastic tweezers to
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