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How do I reinstall space bar key on my desk top keyboard

I have removed the space bar key and can not get it back on. Can someone please help me or direct me to where I can go to get help. I just can figure it out.

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  • kleinauclan Nov 27, 2008

    Thanks for the info it made me think about in a different way and got it fixed. THANKS for the help on the holiday. Happy Tanksgiving.

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Do u mean your spacebar key cutoff the keyboard if that is the case and the two edges used to pin it diwn is not there again then if you use a glue to glue it down it will work properly too ok.
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