KEYBOARD REMOVAL INSTRUCTIONS Remove six green screws securing the bezel and one red screw securing the keyboard. Also, you can read how to replace broken dispaly hinge in dv9000 model.
Carefully start removing the bezel with a small flathead screwdriver. Simply place the bezel as it shown on the picture below.
To allow the installation of modded drivers, you need to disable driver signature enforcement The original driver is a WHQL-certified package, but because the added driver’s INF file is modified, Windows can’t verify the original publisher of the driver security catalog (nv_disp.cat) against it, so Windows Security will show a message indicating “Windows can’t verify the publisher of this driver software,” click “Installing driver components…” is shown, indicating the time-consuming display driver installation process.
Your screen might blink or turn black during this process. Don’t forget to enable Windows Aero once your computer has booted up.
Simply unsnap both antenna cables from the wireless card with your fingers.
After that remove two screws securing the wireless card and pull it from the slot by the edges.
Please note despite Nvidia’s claim that the Sony VAIO support will be added in a later release, you can use the modded INF with the Notebook Ge Force Driver on your Sony VAIO laptop making use of Windows 7.
All you need to do is to download the right INF depending on your Windows architecture edition (i.e., 32 bit or 64 bit), copy it at the same folder your non-working Nvidia display driver had previously extracted (e.g., C:\NVIDIA\Display Driver\Display. By default, both Windows 8.1 and Windows 8 do not allow unsigned drivers to install.Nvidia declares in its WHQL-certified notebook driver download page that “As part of the NVIDIA Verde Notebook Driver Program, this is a reference driver that can be installed on supported NVIDIA notebook GPUs.However, please note that your notebook original equipment manufacturer (OEM) provides certified drivers for your specific notebook on their website.If you would like to install a second hard drive, you’ll have to purchase a new 2.5″ SATA HDD, SATA connector and drive caddy. Now you can remove and replace the keyboard with a new one.In order to remove the CD/DVD drive you’ll have to remove the securing screw (1) and then carefully pull the drive from the case. In order to release the cable you’ll have to unlock the connector as it shown on the picture above. Slide the connector lock to the direction shown by two green arrows with your fingernails. In the next guide I will explain how to disassemble laptop display and remove inverter board with LCD screen.