This is a Brand New Keyboard with ribbon cable, 100% manufacturer compatible, Each keyboard is tested before shipping and are 100% working.
Step 1: Remove the two screws from the bottom of the computer that are holding down the bezel. The bezel is the bar that sits right above all the function keys.
Step 2: Turn the computer over, open the cover and insert the credit card or guitar pick between the bezel and the screen. you need to slowly pry up the bezel.
Step 3: Now hold on to the laptop keyboard from the end closest to the screen and gently pull it away from the touch-pad end and flip it over. You will see the ribbon attached to the underside of the Dell Inspiron mini 9 Keyboard.
Step 4: Carefully pull the ribbon out of the connector and remove it along with the entire keyboard.
Final 5: Insert the new Dell Inspiron mini 9 replacement keyboard, You can now power on your computer and see if the keyboard works. If it is not working, more than likely the ribbon was not inserted properly.