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My keyboard is giving me problems

Some of the keys on the keyboard work every now and then. A few of the other keys work when you apply pressure but the S and the 2 key wont work at all.

What can I do to fix this?

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  • sperezllc Feb 03, 2009

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  • IQUIT Feb 03, 2009

    Generally, keyboards are pretty easy. I haven't worked on that model, but in general, the cover at the top of the keyboard is removable (Usually there is a spot on hte left or right to insert a scribe and lift the cover) then anywhere between 2 and 4 screws at the top of the keyboard, then lift and turn keyboard over, and disconnect the cable from the motherboard.

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