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Keyboard removal and installation - ThinkPad A30/p, A31/p

Removing the keyboard

step 1 to remove the keyboard

steps 2-3 to remove the keyboard

In step 5 , open the keyboard slightly in the direction of the arrow.

steps 4 and 5 to remove the keyboard

In step 6 , draw the keyboard a little in the direction the arrow, then detach the connector as shown in step 7.

steps 6 and 7 to remove the keyboard

Installing the keyboard

  1. Attach the connector.

    step 1 to install the keyboard

  2. Make sure that the keyboard edges, shown in the figure as (A) and (B), are under the frame.

    step 2 to install the keyboard

  3. Press the keys indicated by arrows to latch the keyboard firmly in place.

    step 3 to install the keyboard

  4. To make sure that the front side of the keyboard is housed firmly, insert your fingers into the left and right slots of the Ultrabay; then, with your fingers in those slots, gently press the shift keys with your thumbs and try to slide the keyboard towards you. Do not push hard on parts (A) and (B) on the keyboard; to do so might distort the Ultrabay slots.

    step 4 to install the keyboard

  5. Replace the screws, using the new screws provided with the keyboard.

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Click here to go to the keyboard installation movie.


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