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How can I put my laptop keys back into place?

Q: How can I put my laptop keys back into place?

While I was playing a game and pressed the control button (Ctrl) and the 'J' button, they both randomly popped off. I tried looking for some videos that would help to me put them back properly.

The two clips are still on the keyboard for 'J' and just the key itself is out. When I push down on it to get it back in place, the bottom half is lanky. The top clips on but the bottom doesn't.

This is for my laptop HP Compaq 6730s

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A: How can I put my laptop keys back into place?

Sometimes you have to press in the middle of the key to get to snap into place.

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That is quite odd.

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Hi,

I have several sound playing software options on my PC & therefore I suggest you do the same. This will allow you to open both files in the two pieces of software & then play them as required.

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Welcome to the Seven Forums.

It is not hard to replace the keyboard.

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Also Ive noticed that all of the keys that aren't functioning are clustered in one area on the keypad.
 

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JR,

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A:certain keys on laptop not working

lol, how old is the laptop? they're designed to last about 2 years then start dying.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/certain-keys-on-laptop-not-working.908465/
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A:How do I fix laptop keyboard keys?

Hi bj nick,

Perhaps this will help: Reinstalling a key on a Toshiba laptop.

-- Tom
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-do-i-fix-laptop-keyboard-keys.1007890/
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Please explain your problem in more detail

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What could be the problem? How to rectify? I am in Calcutta and there is no service center for Fujitsu.
 

A:A few laptop keys not responding

asishbm said:

I have a three year old Fujitsu Lifebook "S" series laptop (Model No. LBS 5582). Suddenly some keys on the keyboard have stopped functioning. They are not responding to strokes; that is the corresponding characters are not being displayed on the screen.These keys include alphabet keys, number keys and function keys. I use "Win XP Pro" for software.

What could be the problem? How to rectify? I am in Calcutta and there is no service center for Fujitsu.Click to expand...

Hi asishbm,

I had a similar problem with my Logitech wireless keyboard earlier this year. The solution that worked for me was to shoot compressed air over all of the nooks and crannys between the keys to get rid of the dust that has caused my problem. I use WinXP Pro SP2.

I did not use canned compressed air, but my portable air compressor with a trigger to press on connected to the nozzle which delivers the air - i.e. the connection is not the kind used to fill tyres for autos. You might check with a local gas station mechanic if they have such a connector to clean dust and see if they can help you - I have no idea whether they would or not, I'm just throwing out the idea for you to run with.

Good luck,

-- Tom
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/a-few-laptop-keys-not-responding.395444/
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A:Laptop keys are not working

Hi Sounds like the laptop keyboard will need to be changed. You could try reseating the connection to the motherboard

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A:Some keys in my laptop not working

We are just fellow end Users. We can't send out an engineer. You do not give us the model number of your laptop but I sense you are not interested in self-repair. If the project is urgent in the short run I suggest you use an external usb keyboard to get your work done while you wait for HP to respond. Sorry I have no more control over the situation. 

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Some-keys-in-my-laptop-not-working/td-p/5632212
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Any ideas?

Cheers

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If it works with an attached keyboard, but not with the built in one - I'd have to suspect that there's a problem with the built in keyboard. I'd suggest replacing it, or taking it to a shop to have it replaced.

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A:laptop keys don't display

This appears to be a fairly common problem with Compaqs. I have fixed several by removing the keyboard (the screws are marked underneath with a "K"). Be careful with the ribbon cables from the screen. Remove and reseat these ribbon cables, nad the keyboard. Slacken ALL the case screws underneath and re-tighten evenly, firmly, but no too tight. You should find the problem solved.
 

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A:Laptop keys not working

"Does anyone know how to fix it, or should I lug it over to the nearest computer repairs place?"... Tears contain salt, salt is corrosive. Yes, take it to a repair place and tell them what you told us
 

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A:2 keys on my laptop don't work

Sometimes just cleaning out a keyboard does a world of good. It might be just dust underneath the pads that are causing the issue. If that fails you may be looking at a new keyboard. Jazz
 

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A:Some of my laptop keys are not working

hello raj, This is quite common in laptops well it was with mine.

I found out that the problem was cause by crumbs below the keys. but it is really easy to fix. It could also be caused by the key bracket.

place a flat head screwdriver or your finger nail, at the corner of the key, And apply a little upward pressure they key should pop offf.

Have a look for any crumbs ect, wobble the bracket to see if this helps.

To re-apply they key just place it on top of the bracket and push down until you hear a click.

Let me know if this helpde.

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I have not spilled any liquid on my laptop and I haven't dropped it. The problem started randomly a few months ago.
Does anyone know what could be causing this?

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- Fred
 

A:Laptop keys sometimes don't work

Hey Fred,
Not sure if this might work that well, but give it a try! If it doesn't..go to a technician...its probably the best idea.

Shut down the laptop, removed battery and cable for a moment, press and hold the start button for 60 seconds... and replace the battery.. start the lap top.

Hope this helps!
 

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A:keys stick on laptop

Have you taken a look in the BIOS of the notebook?

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A:Z50-70 Laptop - Some of the keys are not working

Try to re-install keyboard drivers as third party apps can interfere




Give some Kudos, if you find my post helpful. #Lenovo-NeverStandStill

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A:Compaq Laptop FN Keys not working

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Try discharging the motherboard components, it sometimes works when things get stuck:Turn off laptop, remove domestic power, remove main laptop battery. Before restoring to normal hold the Power Off/On button down for at least 20 seconds.Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanksmessage edited by Derek

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Thanks
 

A:Some keys on laptop keyboard not working

What operating system does it have XP,Vista ,W7?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/some-keys-on-laptop-keyboard-not-working.925136/