Gateway NV55C, nv59c, NV53A User Manual

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Keyboard Removal Guide

Gateway NV53A / NV55C / NV59C Series

Removal may vary slightly from model to model /

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First, remove the battery.






Next, push back the 4 tabs (NV53A and NV59C) as sh wn (photo 1) to unlock the keyboard. The NV55C has 6 tabs.

You can use a small flathead screwdriver or similar tool. Photo 2 shows a closeup of one of the tabs. The tabs are

above the 'F4', 'F8', 'F12' and 'DEL' keys on the NV53A and NV59C models. Additional tabs 'ESC' and 'Speaker Up

Volume' are on the NV55C model. Now, just pull upward on the keyboard and lay it on its face to gain access to the

keyboard cable.





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This final step is unlocking the keyboard cable from the motherboard. To do this move the black clip approx. 1/32" towards you. The cable will then slide out of the connector.

www . Your done! Reverseexcelcomputerincprocedure to install your new keyboard.

Please note the NV52 NV53 NV54 NV56 NV58 NV59 NV73 NV78 NV79 keyboard is NOT COMPATIBLE with the NV53A NV59C NV73A NV79C models.

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