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Keyboard removal and installation - ThinkPad X41 Tablet

Keyboard removal movie

Keyboard installation movie

Removing the keyboard
  1. Turn off the computer; then disconnect the ac adapter and all cables from the computer. Wait for a few minutes, till the inside of the computer cools, before you start the following procedures
  2. Close the computer display, and turn the computer over.
  3. Remove the battery.
  4. To remove the keyboard, remove the screws shown below.

  5. Now unlatch the keyboard. Put your thumb on the area marked in the drawing, and push hard in the direction shown by the arrow. The keyboard will open up slightly.

  6. Pull the keyboard a little toward you (1), and then detach the connector (2).

Installing the keyboard
  1. Install the new keyboard by attaching it to the connector.
  2. Insert the keyboard. Make sure that the edges of the keyboard are under the frame, as shown by the arrows.
  3. Press gently on the areas marked in the drawing, and slide the keyboard toward you.

  4. Make sure that the edges of the keyboard marked in the drawing, are under the frame.
  5. Close the computer display, and turn the computer over. Reinstall the screws.
  6. Reinstall the battery.
  7. Turn the computer over again. Connect the ac adapter and cables to the computer; then turn it on.
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  • Alias ID: MIGR-60726
  • Document ID: PD009702
  • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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