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Paper Tape
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Registered: ‎03-23-2019
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How do I remove the keyboard from a Yoga 730- 15iWL

I have a brandnew Yoga 730 notebook. Stupidly, I spilt some coffee (with milk and sugar) over one side of it. I have noticed that the enter key end power button are not working well. So I want to clean under the keys. I have stripped the notebook as far as the keyboard and am looking at the back of the keyboard in the chassis. But I don't know how to go futher from this point. The keyboard seems to be conected. But not by screws I can undo. Anybody?

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Re: How do I remove the keyboard from a Yoga 730- 15iWL

First, usually (not always), liquids get into the electronics so that even if you get rid of the sticking, the unit is never reliable.  Coffee with sugar is a bad combination.  The coffee is acidic and the sugar is nearly impossible to completely remove.  I believe that if you sent it in for a paid-for repair, they would replace the entire top surface - keyboard and bezel.  Having said that, I have replaced the keyboards by themselves on very similar machines, but never a 730.  What I found was there were a very large number of very tiny screws that held the keyboard in from the back.  There were about 20 around the outside edge and a similar number scattered throughout the field.  I searched eBay for keyboard followed by my model and found a mixture of top assemblies and keyboards by themselves.  If you can get it apart, you can certainly try cleaning it, but I decided that I didn't want to take it apart twice so I replaced the keyboard


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