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Space bar on Latitude D-600 Dell is sticking

When I am typing out words on the laptop and try to hit the space bar it will not work...after I tap it a few times it might kick in, but it just goes flying across the screen. Then I have to backspace back to were I was. I have to use the arrow keys to space my words....is there any help for this? It is a brandnew computer to me, bought it refurbished from sweepstakes clearing house. Thanks!!

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  • farmwife65 Jan 05, 2009

    Even on lap tops you can take off the keys? Thanks, I will give this a try and let you know how it works. Thanks.

  • farmwife65 Jan 06, 2009

    Thank you SOOO much....My space bar was sticking. I lifted my space bar up a little and put it back down and YAY!!! IT IS WORKING!! Thanks so much!! You saved me mega bucks with a trip to the repair shop!!!

  • farmwife65 Jan 06, 2009

    Thanks so much for helping me fix my laptop!!!

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There may be something under the spacebar key preventing its contact with the base. If you gently pull up the key it will come off and you can check.

It's a bit tricky to put it back on, gently push it back on rocking it from top to bottom.

Failing this, you can buy a new keyboard quite cheaply on the web.

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