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This guide will show you how to remove the switch cover assembly from the laptop.

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  1. Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p Switch Cover, Battery Removal: step 1, image 1 of 3 Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p Switch Cover, Battery Removal: step 1, image 2 of 3 Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p Switch Cover, Battery Removal: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Flip laptop over and locate the battery release button

    • Push release button to the left to release battery and gently pull battery from the laptop

  2. Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p Switch Cover, Keyboard: step 2, image 1 of 3 Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p Switch Cover, Keyboard: step 2, image 2 of 3 Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p Switch Cover, Keyboard: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • Loosen the three Phillips 2.5×9.0 captive screws that secure the keyboard to the laptop

    • Turn the laptop so the keyboard is facing up and locate the 4 retention tabs along the back edge of the keyboard

    • Slide the retention clips toward the keyboard to release the keyboard

  3. Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p Switch Cover: step 3, image 1 of 3 Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p Switch Cover: step 3, image 2 of 3 Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p Switch Cover: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • Use a plastic pry tool to lift the rear edge of the keyboard.

    • Pull the keyboard slightly towards the display to disengage the tabs along the front of the keyboard from the laptop palm rest.

    • Lift the keyboard up to reveal the ribbon connectors

  4. Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p Switch Cover: step 4, image 1 of 3 Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p Switch Cover: step 4, image 2 of 3 Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p Switch Cover: step 4, image 3 of 3
    • Release the larger ribbon cable by flipping the brown retainer up so it is parallel with the ribbon cable

    • Release the smaller ribbon cable by lifting up the white retainer

    • I found it easier to reinstall both cables with the new keyboard resting on the back edge

  5. Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p Switch Cover, Switch Cover: step 5, image 1 of 3 Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p Switch Cover, Switch Cover: step 5, image 2 of 3 Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p Switch Cover, Switch Cover: step 5, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the two M2.0×4.0 broad-head screws.

    • Remove the three Torx T8 M2.5×7.0 screws.

  6. Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p Switch Cover: step 6, image 1 of 3 Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p Switch Cover: step 6, image 2 of 3 Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p Switch Cover: step 6, image 3 of 3
    • Turn the computer over with the front toward you and the open the computer as far as possible.

    • Release the ZIF connector for the power button board cable.

    • Remove the switch cover by lifting it straight up and flip it forward.

    • Release the ZIF connector for the LED board cable.

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

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