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How to remove and replace damaged keyboard in Toshiba Portege R200 laptop.

These instructions explain how to remove and replace the keyboard in a Toshiba Portege R200 laptop. Most likely this guide will work for some other Toshiba Portege models.

 

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STEP 1

Turn off the laptop and turn it upside down.

Remove the battery.
Remove two screws securing the keyboard on the bottom of the laptop.

   

STEP 2

Start removing the keyboard bezel with a small screwdriver.
Continue removing the keyboard bezel with your fingers.

   

STEP 3

The keyboard bezel has been removed.

   

STEP 4

Now you can access two screws securing the keyboard.
Remove both screws.

 

   

STEP 5

Carefully lift up the keyboard.

   

STEP 6

The keyboard is attached to the motherboard via a flat ribbon cable.
You'll have to unlock the keyboard connector and remove the cable before removing the keyboard.

   

STEP 7

The keyboard connector has two parts: white base (permanently soldered to the motherboard) and brown locking clip.
In order to unlock the connector, move the locking clip towards the LCD screen about 2 millimeters.
The locking clip must stay attached to the connector base.

   

STEP 8

On this picture you can see the keyboard connector in the unlocked state.
Now you can pull the keyboard cable from the connector.

   

STEP 9

Remove the damaged keyboard and replace it with a new one.

   
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