Mark September 13, Hi, I have a Compaq Presario V If I plug my vaio to an external monitor, it works fine. I needed to replace a vaio keyboard, and I am non techie. If you accidentally pulled the cable, connect it back. I toot out the battery and tried it again to no avail.

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Carefully move the connector lock millimeters up and after that pull the keyboard cable. They slide up towards the monitor, parallel to the surface you are working on NOT up toward you sony vaio vgn fe41e down at the computer from above. I have a eMachine M keyboard. I broke the little plastic, keyboard-to-motherboard, lock-down connector on the Toshiba.

On a Toshiba Sony vaio vgn fe41e you need to remove 3 screws from the battery compartment before the bezel will pull away from the unit. Rodney Epker December 13, I am having problems with my sony vaio pcg k I really love and appreciate the information posted here. That will be great help.

On the right image the connector is opened. The message is as follows:. N key on keyboard has become unreliable and needs to be pressed hard to act. RoyB July fe41f, Do not forget that the keyboard is still connected to the motherboard. Unlock the connector by fe4e the lock up as it shown on the right sony vaio vgn fe41e and after that sony vaio vgn fe41e the ribbon cable. Rommel April 1, My daughter disabled the keyboard on her Toshiba Satellite A by dumping tea on it.

It is showing the following Message after the Toshiba Window.

Removing and replacing keyboard | Laptop Repair

MaryAnne April 22, I have an HP Pavilion ze and am trying to replace the keyboard. Knoppix runs directly from the CD bypassing Windows. I purchased a new Acer Aspire V Keyboard that I the one that I received was different the the one that was discribed on the ad. Kim Sanders July 3, This kind of failure is not common but possible.

Is there any way to do this without taking the entire top of the laptop apart? No power lights at all. Your help on this site is wonderful!! Best Buy declared my computer dead without even sony vaio vgn fe41e at it, but I think your instructions saved it! Amar October 9, O ur web store is focused to serve both the professional sony vaio vgn fe41e technicians and the end users. Manne May 1, Ken January 3, Can you offer any advice for someone in this situation?

Thanks for bgn prompt reply. If you still experience the same problem even with Knoppix, this is not related to Windows OS. Justgran October 18, What can you do if sony vaio vgn fe41e keyboard connector was damaged? Using these instructiions especially the excellent photos we were able to easily install a new keyboard at a modest cost for the part.

Removing and replacing keyboard

I had sony vaio vgn fe41e idea this was so easy. Many thanks for an informative article. They are charging a high cost for the replacement. Asus Service Centre Melbourne said it was only the keyboard, but now Asus Service Centre Sydney moved recently now say its the keyboard controller on the motherboard.

Apparently the laptop keyboard is defective and has to be replaced. It could be either bad motherboard or faulty LCD screen.

Have taken off the key and cleaned under it. LM, There is no trick. I have a Toshiba satellite LS Anthony Kelly September 17, And your excellent sony vaio vgn fe41e allowed me to so easily replace this myself. Note, no need to open the laptop from the bottom, just from above.

How can I clean it off so the cable fits properly and makes contact with all the pis? Could be one of the following: