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How to Order Replacement Laptop Keys and Find Model Number

In this video we show you how to find your laptop model number for your laptop.

1. Find the Model #
The model number can usually be found on the bottom of your laptop, LCD monitor or touch pad

2. Use relevant keywords
If you have an IBM T42, enter T42 as your search term. If no results have come up for your full Model Number IE: DV4-2145dx, try inputting the short version “DV4″.

3. Search results
If the search results is not an exact match, but very similar, feel free to browse the similar keyboard type. If the keyboard and hinges look the same, it should work just fine.

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 Posted in Installation Guides | Comments Off

How to Fix a Laptop Keyboard Key

If your keys fell off from your keyboard, you can easily repair it by following the installation guide below.

To install your key on your laptop keyboard, start out by observing your metal plates on the keyboard.

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Here you can see that it has one metal hook at the left and one metal hook at the right.

Always be sure to look at the metal keys because they differ in every keyboard. The larger metal hooks can be at the top, bottom, right or left side. The position of the metal hooks determines the position of plastic pieces.

Laptop Key Repair

Take the larger plastic piece and observe that it has two sticks at the right top and bottom corners, two square sticks at the left top and bottom corners and two holes in the middle. The smooth part faces away from the keyboard.

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Take the smaller plastic piece and observe that it has two square sticks at the right top and bottom corners, two sticks at the middle and a bar at the left. The sticks in the middle are going to go into the middle holes of the larger piece. The smooth part faces away from the keyboard.

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Place the smaller piece on the larger piece and insert its sticks to the holes of larger piece. It’s one piece now.

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Insert the bars on either side into the metal hooks. Push it evenly to insert completely. Get a thin object or blade and stretch the plastic pieces so that it clicks together.

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Take your letter key, put it in the middle and push down evenly from all four sides.

You’ve just repaired your laptop keyboard.

Saturday, December 19th, 2009 Tags: , ,
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How to Install Keyboards Keys on Apple MacBook Pro

This is an installation guide to repair keys of your Apple laptop’s keyboard.

To install your key on your laptop keyboard, start out by observing your metal plates on the keyboard.

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Here you can see that it has one large metal hook at the bottom and two metal holes at the top.

Apple Macbook Key Hinges

Apple Macbook Key Hinges

Always be sure to look at the metal keys because they differ in every keyboard. The larger metal hooks can be at the top, bottom, right or left side. The position of the metal hooks determines the position of plastic pieces.

Take the larger plastic piece and observe that it has two large sticks at the top, two sticks at the bottom and two holes in the middle. The larger top sticks are going to go into the top metal holes. The smooth part faces away from the keyboard.
Fixing Laptop Keyboard Key

Take the smaller plastic piece and observe that it has two sticks at the top, two sticks at the middle and a bar at the bottom. The sticks in the middle are going to go into the middle holes of the larger piece. The bottom bar is going to click onto the bottom metal hook. The smooth part faces away from the keyboard.

Place the smaller piece on the larger piece and insert its sticks to the holes of larger piece. It’s one piece now.

Insert the top sticks into the top metal holes. Push it evenly to insert completely. Get a thin object or blade and stretch the plastic pieces so that it clicks together.

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Take your letter key, put it in the middle and push down evenly from all four sides.

You’ve just repaired your laptop keyboard!

Monday, December 7th, 2009 Posted in Apple Keyboard Keys, Installation Guides | Comments Off