The tools you will need for this job are a tiny screwdriver to remove a few screws, a steady hand, some nimble fingers, aforementioned courage, and the replacement keyboard.
A static strap for your wrist is recommended especially in the winter. Static will fry many components of computers. Take care not to touch any part of the computer until you are discharged of any possible static.
Here's what you do:
- Shut down the computer, unplug the electrical adapter, turn over and remove the battery.