?
Solved

keyboard removal travelmate 2480

Posted on 2008-06-26
4
Medium Priority
?
1,595 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-09
Does anyone know where i can get the info for taking the acer travelmate 2480 apart? I have not been able to find anything for the laptop that includes disassembly. Just need to get this keyboard off. thnks.
0
Comment
Question by:goodforit
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
4 Comments
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:Thickman
ID: 21877787
Here it is step by step. (Depending on make and model, disassembly may vary slightly.)
1) Remove the battery.
2) Remove ALL of the screws from the bottom of the laptop.
3) Remove any screws on the back of the laptop.
4) Fold the screen back as far as possible then remove the small plastic caps on the hinges.
5) Remove the piece above the keyboard, with the power button on it.
6) Lightly lift up the keyboard and underneath it you will find a ribbon cable attached to the motherboard, detach the keyboard and replace it with the new one.
7) Do exactly the opposite of what you just did to reassemble.
0
 
LVL 32

Accepted Solution

by:
Mark earned 500 total points
ID: 21878210
I haven't downloaded it but this may be what you are looking for, ther are 2 parts to the download and if you use the free download it may take a little while before the download starts.
http://printer1.blogspot.com/2008/04/acer-travelmate-42202480-aspire-5600.html
0
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:Mark
ID: 21878283
I just attempted the download, the first part was easy but now I have to wait 1Hr before attempting the second in the free download section.
0
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:Mark
ID: 21878290
Also, both parts need to be downloaded first in order to open the full manual.
0

Featured Post

Hire Technology Freelancers with Gigs

Work with freelancers specializing in everything from database administration to programming, who have proven themselves as experts in their field. Hire the best, collaborate easily, pay securely, and get projects done right.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

When you press your power button on your laptop and the LCD screen just stays black.  What is the problem? Possible problem can be the on-board video chip or Video Card. Possible problem can be the power inverter. Possible problem can be the ba…
When you hit the power button on your laptop and it does nothing there are a couple of things that you need to check. You will need to check your Ac Power Adapter and your DC Power Jack.  Tip: If you have checked your Ac power adapter and know …
Finding and deleting duplicate (picture) files can be a time consuming task. My wife and I, our three kids and their families all share one dilemma: Managing our pictures. Between desktops, laptops, phones, tablets, and cameras; over the last decade…
Visualize your data even better in Access queries. Given a date and a value, this lesson shows how to compare that value with the previous value, calculate the difference, and display a circle if the value is the same, an up triangle if it increased…

649 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question