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The power button is stuck in OFF position. How do you disassemble the laptop to fix it?

I am helping my daughter on this problem because her Internet connection is unavailable due to this problem. She went to turn on the computer (Gateway 7508GX PC Notebook) and the power button is stuck in the OFF position.  This button appears to be connected below the top of the keyboard on the upper right corner.
It won't come up with simply trying to realign the button with a screw driver.  
Where do you start and how to finish taking the laptop apart is my question. There are no good manuals available online. Must it be taken to a computer repair shop?

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    Took it to repair shop. Thanks!

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I suggest you do that. this takes time, patience, the right tools, and a perfect memory for where parts come from

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