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The keyboards of HP G56 and Compaq Presario CQ56 are the same with HP G62 & Compaq Presario CQ62 keyboard, I suppose the guide also can work on these laptops. You can find the new HP G56 / Compaq Presario CQ56  keyboard here.

1. Shut Down your HP G56 / Compaq CQ56. Disconnect the power adapter and remove the battery.

2. Turn the laptop upside down. Loosen three screws securing the memory covers. Remove the memory cover.

HP G62 keyboard

3. Remove six screws securing the keyboard on the bottom of the laptop.

HP G62 keyboard

4. In order to remove the HP G56 / Compaq CQ56 keyboard, you’ll have to push it through the opening near the wireless card. You can use a pen or any other stick.

HP G62 keyboard

5. While pushing on the keyboard through the opening by the wireless card, grab the top side somewhere in the middle and lift it up.

HP G62 keyboard

6. Turn the keyboard over and place face down on the palm rest.

HP G62 keyboard

7. Now you can access the keyboard cable connector. Before you can remove the keyboard, you’ll have to unlock the connector and release the cable.

Lift up the brown tab with your fingernail. The tab opens up at a 90 degree angle.

HP G62 keyboard

On the following photo the connector shown in the unlocked position. Now you can release the keyboard cable.

HP G62 keyboard

8. Remove the HP G56 / Compaq Presario CQ56 keyboard.

HP G62 keyboard

9. Reverse the procedure to install your new HP G56 / Compaq Presario CQ56 keyboard.

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Awk 07/06/2012

Well documented and helpfull description on how to change the keyboard

Dave Mac 02/01/2014

Hey, I followed instructions and upon flipping up the clip, the clip broke off on one side. Because of that the cable won't stay inside so I want to know if there might be any sort of work around
to this.


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