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  1. Turn off the device, disconnect it from all power, and remove the battery.
    • Turn off the device, disconnect it from all power, and remove the battery.

    • Remove 2 screws securing the memory cover, then remove the cover.

  2. Remove the 2 screws securing the hardware cover, then remove the cover. Remove the 2 screws securing the hard drive cover, then remove the cover.
    • Remove the 2 screws securing the hardware cover, then remove the cover.

    • Remove the 2 screws securing the hard drive cover, then remove the cover.

  3. Remove the screws (as shown in pic), these two screws secure the HP keyboard.
    • Remove the screws (as shown in pic), these two screws secure the HP keyboard.

    • Make sure to use a flathead screwdriver or a similar tool to release the two keyboard tabs.

  4. Turn the device right-side up and pull the keyboard frame upward  along the top row of keys. There are Four (4) protruding male clips that engage along this top edge.. Make sure to use a flathead screwdriver or  similar tool to pry the keyboard from the frame.
    • Turn the device right-side up and pull the keyboard frame upward along the top row of keys. There are Four (4) protruding male clips that engage along this top edge.. Make sure to use a flathead screwdriver or similar tool to pry the keyboard from the frame.

    • Locate and remove the lockdown cable and unlock the keyboard cables. When prying the keyboard up, you will find resistance as a small 2 inch x 1/4 inch strip of double face tape is used to further hold the keyboard in place. Depending upon the age of the laptop, it may require additional pulling strength to break the tapes bond.

    • Slide out the keyboard cable and install a new HP Pavilion DM4 keyboard.

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

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