Many laptop users unnecessarily hire computer technicians to replace malfunctioning laptop keyboards. In the case of the Acer Aspire 9300, it is simple to remove a bad keyboard. Although it may be intimidating to dismantle your laptop's keyboard, you don't need to have a lot of technical knowledge. All you need are a few simple tools and the right instruction.
- Skill level:
Other People Are Reading
Things you need
- Small Flathead Screwdriver
- Small Phillips Screwdriver
Turn off the laptop, disconnect the power cable, battery pack and any peripheral devices. It is not a good idea to disassemble a laptop or any electrical device while it is still connected to a power source.
Pry up the keyboard bezel with a small flathead screwdriver then set it aside. The keyboard bezel is the plastic strip located between the keyboard and the laptop's monitor.
Use a small Phillips screwdriver to remove the two black screws securing the keyboard to the laptop. Then carefully lift up the keyboard out of the laptop frame. Do not try to remove the laptop completely. It is still connected to the logic board by a ribbon cable.
Use your finger nails to release the black tab securing the ribbon cable to the logic board. Disconnect the ribbon cable and remove the keyboard completely from the laptop and set it aside.
- 20 of the funniest online reviews ever
- 14 Biggest lies people tell in online dating sites
- Hilarious things Google thinks you're trying to search for