Dell Inspiron 17R (5720 / 7720) Keyboard Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Keyboard on your Dell Inspiron 17R (5720 / 7720) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 3 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Dell Inspiron 17R (5720 / 7720) Keyboard.

Before you begin

Please take the time read the following safety guidelines when working on static sensitive electrical components.
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Tools needed for this laptop repair

  • 1 x small phillips head screw driver
  • 1 x small plastic scribe

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Inspiron 17R 7720 Keyboard

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Dell Inspiron 17R (5720 / 7720) Keyboard

Lift the battery out of the laptop.

Step 1

  • Slide the latches over.
  • Lift the battery out of the laptop.
Lift the battery out of the laptop.Slide the latches over.
Using a flathead screwdriver or plastic scribe, press in the 4 latches to release the keyboard.

Step 2

  • Turn the laptop over and open it up.
  • Using a flathead screwdriver or plastic scribe, press in the 4 latches to release the keyboard.
Carefully turn over the keyboard and unplug the keyboard cable.

Step 3

  • Carefully turn over the keyboard and unplug the keyboard cable.

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