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  1. Sony Vaio PCG-6J2L Keyboard Replacement, Sony Vaio PCG-6J2L Keyboard Replacement: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Set the computer display-side down.

    • Unlock the battery by sliding the port-side latch to the 'unlock' position.

  2. Sony Vaio PCG-6J2L Keyboard Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • On the opposite side of the battery, press the release latch and slide the battery away from the main body to remove.

  3. Sony Vaio PCG-6J2L Keyboard Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Ignore the removal of the heat sink and memory panels as depicted. They do not need to be removed for the completion of this guide.

    • Remove the Torx security screw near the center of the battery-side edge.

  4. Sony Vaio PCG-6J2L Keyboard Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Sony Vaio PCG-6J2L Keyboard Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Press the tabs on each side of the display-side of the keyboard with the flat edge of a spudger.

    • Pull the keyboard toward the mouse pad and gently lift up.

  5. Sony Vaio PCG-6J2L Keyboard Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 2 Sony Vaio PCG-6J2L Keyboard Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • The keyboard is still attached by ribbon cable, don't try to remove the keyboard entirely yet.

    • Disconnect the ribbon cable by pressing the tabs on either side of the connector. Pull the cable out parallel to the connector.

    • Remove the keyboard.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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