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Keyboard removal and installation - ThinkPad X30, X31, X32

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Removing the keyboard
  1. Remove the battery and the screws labeled 1 in the following picture.

    remove the screws

  2. Open the keyboard slightly in the direction of the arrow labeled 4

    slightly open the keyboard

  3. Draw the keyboard a little in the direction of the arrow labeled 5, and then detach the connector 6.

    pull the keyboard forward and detach connector

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

    attach connector, verify edges are under frame

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

    press to latch keyboard in place

  4. To make sure that the front side of the keyboard is housed firmly, gently press the keys with your thumbs and try to slide the keyboard toward you.

    press and slide the keyboard toward you

  5. Secure the keyboard by tightening the screws from the bottom side of the computer.
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Legacy Document ID : MIGR-44108
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