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One letter in the keyboard is hangig out & typing on it is so hard

Dear Sir, My newly bought used laptop, has a letter on the keyboard that neds to be hit to be typed, the letter is hanging out & when I loked under it I noticed some glue around it..looks the old owner tried to glue it, how can fix it?

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  • Anonymous Sep 25, 2008

    well the Alt key came out and i don't know how to fix it, i need help.



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First thing you can try is blowing high pressure air from a special canister under the keyboard, and you'd probably want to open it up as well, and take a better look. You can order a replacement keyboard if it bugs you too much, for 40 $ - devicetype=0&vendorlevel=ModelSeries&modelseriescatid=33134&partcatid=140868&filter=2 Even if you're not ordering, you can use it as a pretense to get them to show you how to open it up - or not as a pretense, since its a good idea to open it up and assess the damage. If it costs you anything get the **** you bought it from to share costs. Good luck

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  • ted windem Apr 02, 2006

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Well you might want to contact Compaq and ask them if they could fix it I am sure they could fix this for now I suggest you pull the key out until Compaq contacts you back..

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