How to Remove / Replace your Acer Aspire 5542 (Black) Laptop Keyboard
Prior to replacing your Acer Aspire 5542 (Black) laptop keyboard, make sure to remove the battery and disconnect the ac adapter from your laptop.
The first step to replacing your laptop keyboard is to remove the screws from the back of your Acer Aspire 5542 (Black) . Sometimes your laptop will have a picture of a keyboard next to the screws that need to be removed. Otherwise, see your 5542 (Black) laptop manual for details.
Above your 5542 (Black) laptop keyboard, you have a cover panel. If required, remove this part to easily access your keyboard.
If you have screws above your Acer Aspire 5542 (Black) Keyboard, remove those screws.
Now that you have removed all the screws, you are ready to remove and then replace your new 5542 (Black) laptop keyboard.
To remove your 5542 (Black) Keyboard, take a thin object and pry the keyboard out between the keyboard and motherboard. Be careful when removing your Acer Aspire 5542 (Black) Keyboard.
Now that your keyboard is loose, simply disconnect your 5542 (Black) keyboard. In order to disconnect the keyboard, pay attention to the keyboard connector and connector cable. Unlock the connector cable device and remove your laptop keyboard. Your 5542 (Black) connector cable should be easy to remove by simply sliding it out.
Now that your 5542 (Black) keyboard has been removed, get ready to install your new 5542 (Black) laptop keyboard. Look at the back of the keyboard. If you see any screw holes, you will have a good idea of where to place the screws back in at the bottom of your Acer Aspire 5542 (Black) laptop.
Connect your 5542 (Black) keyboard to the motherboard keyboard connection slot. Secure the 5542 (Black) keyboard cable. Now turn your keyboard in place, and align the grooves on the bottom of your keyboard with your palmrest or plastic bezel. Secure your laptop keyboard in place, make sure it fits properly and is snug. Now simply place the screws back in place.
Congratulations! You just removed and replaced your New Acer Aspire 5542 (Black) Laptop Keyboard.
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