replace keyboard of toshiba satellite c50d-a
Posted on 2014-03-21
I am trying to replace the keyboard of a toshiba satellite c50d-a-133
It is the most awkward laptop I can ever remember trying to open.
I've taken out all the screws I can see, removed hdd, dvd, memory.
Something is holding the back cover in the middle. I can't see what it is and obviously don't want to force it. It's clear and moving all the way round.
Toshiba's own user manual is no help. I've searched the internet for guidance but surprisingly nobody has posted a video or instructions on this model. I note one other question on experts-exchange - the problem appears to have been solved but it doesn't say how!
It appears to be stuck around the memory slots but there are no screws or lugs I can see there (there are two screws there at opposite corners - I have removed them)
Unlike many machines, the rear top cover around the power switch does not appear to prise off and the speaker strip seems to be bonded on to the cover.
This should be a simple job.