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Keyboard removal and installation - ThinkCentre M57 (type 6008, 6068, 6074, 6079, 6082, 9012, 9018, 9087, 9096, 9163, 9172, and 9193)

To replace the keyboard, do the following:

  1. Remove any media (diskettes, CDs, or tapes) from the drives, shut down your operating system, and turn off all attached devices.
  2. Unplug all power cords from electrical outlets.
  3. Locate the keyboard connector.

    Note: Your keyboard might be connected to a standard keyboard connector 1 or a USB connector 2. Depending on where your keyboard is connected, see "Locating connectors on the rear of your computer" or "Locating computer components".

Keyboard connectors

  1. Disconnect the failing keyboard cable from the computer.
  2. Connect the new keyboard to the appropriate connector on the computer.
  3. Go to "Completing the parts replacement".
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