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Not sure what you mean about Red colored keys. There are White and Blue colored keys on many Dell laptops. In order to use the Blue keys you have to hold down the <FN> key next to the space bar to use the Blue keys.
This is a sign that your keyboard is wearing out already and needs to be replaced (this can be caused by a poor keyboard design/quality or simply worn out from everyday use). If you know your way around the computer, you can get spare parts here and disassembly guide here.
To clean your laptop's keyboard you have to look under your laptop, you can see like keyboard icons with some scews, so, open them, they will let yout to remove your keyboard.
So now your can remove just your keyboard slowly for some connectors on the motherboard then clean it with a tooth brush.
You can only clean your keyboard with a toothbrush without rmoving it,
Try to remove the space bar key and clean under it.
Try to hard press the space bar for about 5 times, it can release the pusher under the key.
it some liquid was spilt on it you have to remove the keyboard and clean the plastic under ther keyboard.
I have a collection of Dell laptops dating back to the '90s, and
I've experienced this problem with a couple of them. What I found is
the problem is related to the space bar becoming partially detached
from the keyboard mechanism. this is usually because the plastic clips
on the spacebar key is broken, or slipped off the mating plastic piece
on the mechanism. Is one part of your space bar loose or floppy? If so,
you can try to gently push down on the loose end to try an get the
clips to snap into the mechanism. If that doesn't work ...
I haven't taken my space bar off, but you should be able to gently
lift it up with your fingertips, or by using a small plastic scribe,
and separate the bar from the mechanism. Look at the clips on the
bottom of the key to see if any are broken or missing. If so, you can
contact Dell and see about getting a new keyboard, since it should be
under warranty. I just did that with a Studio 1537 that arrived last
week with a broken Control key. Dell Fed-Exed a ney keyboard
immediately and it took mayby 10 minutes to install once I unpacked it.
Yup! you can do that.. carefully... i repeat, carefully pry-upward the space bar using a hard plastic card (I.D cards are best). Clean the hinge with a brush. Press down till you hear a click to return the key back to its position.
I had the exact same problem and contacted Dell support. They sent a tech to swap out just the keyboard. I have a feeling these keyboards are not of the highest quality as I do have some issues with the Ctrl key now. But it's much less annoying than the broken spacebar.