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Interested in any commercial links of businesses which sell "used" components for notebooks and laptops

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Hi Everyone;

         I am interested in any commercial web site links of reputable businesses which sell used, but, good working components for laptops and notebooks.  My specific need in this situation is for a keyboard for an HP zd8000 series notebook.  

         If more information is needed regarding this notebook, please let me know and I will furnish it upon request.  I can also upload a picture of it as well in order to insure getting the right part based upon the model number of the notebook.

         In closing, thanks so much in advance for any feedback given to this post.  I will look forward to hearing back from everyone.

          Thank you

          George
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Hi There:

        Thank you so much for your followup with the links.  I am very confident I will find them instrumental in locating a used, but, good working condition keyboard for this notebook.  Speaking of which, if it would not be too much to ask, could you help me locate the right keyboard using the link or links given?  To help in this search, here is some technical specifications I was able to get from this notebook computer.  It is an HP Pavilion zd8000.  The s/n is CNF6072D24.  The p/n is PR321UA#ABA.  Unfortunately, I do not see a model number on this bar coded sticker with the s/n and p/n.  If you need that information as well, I will need some assistance in locating it.  

           In any case, thanks so much in advance for any further guidance and advice you can give to this post.  I will be looking forward to hearing back from you.

           Thank you

           George
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Hi There;

         If you don't mind, I will need to remove the keyboard from the notebook to get the model number.  Will you mind if I do this over the weekend and post the model number to help narrow down the exact keyboard needed?

         Thank you

        George
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Great!!!  Thank you...  I will be back in touch over the weekend.

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Hi There;

        Sorry I did not get back over the weekend.  Unfortunately, I ran into some problems removing the keyboard.  While I have a great link which gives audio/video illustrations or steps for removing this keyboard, the two screws which need to be removed are extremely hard to access.  Basically, there is a long cylinder shaped empty space above the head of the phillips screw which makes it extremely difficult for me to determine if my phillips head screw driver is actually fitted on top of it.  Is there any tip or trick to getting these two screws out without risking stripping the the heads of the screws?

           Any further thoughts on this matter will be appreciated.  I will of course need to remove the keyboard to provide the model number.  In addition, I will need to have this under control whenever the time comes to install the new keyboard.

             Any ideas for removing the screws will be appreciated.

            Thank you

             George
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Hi There;

      Thank you so much for the resourceful links and suggestions.  I am in the process of removing the defective keyboard now.

        Thanks again.  I will post back a new question if I should run into any unforeseen problems.  

        George
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Glad to help, good luck.
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