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How do I reattach a caps lock key?

I have had to remove the caps lock key from my Toshiba Satellite M200 keyboard, but I can't reattach it. I was easily able to snap in all of the other keys I pulled off (e.g. various numbers, shift, ctrl etc.), but the caps lock key has a little metal bar on the back of it and I can see where that slots in, but when I push on the key it just won't snap in!

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Ok , so i had the same problem just now , and i fixed it , what you need to do is take of the little metal clip that attached to the key , place it in the little slot that are next to the retaner , then place the top part under the retainer , when you do this , the retainer will sort of hang upwards , then put the capslock key back and push it in , it will snap , gave me a headache to do , but it fixed mines , hope i helped you , if anything email me , jhoshuaryariza394@hotmail.com

Posted on Jul 03, 2009

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  • Karen Rushing Nov 11, 2011

    It was a little more complex forn me. The two white plastic pieces: The smaller one attaches inside the larger one by the two posts on either side. Then pinch either wide of the larger piece to insert its posts between the metal bracket in the base of the keyboard. Then, slide the pointed ends of the little "trapeze bar" on the backside of the caps lock cover into the slots of the metal keyboard base and SNAP into place!

  • Tiffany Striegel Jul 12, 2012

    Thank You , Jhoshuary !! I had to take a bunch of my keys off tonight because my daughter dumped and entire bag of cookie crumbs on my keyboard. Not sure I would have figured out how to put the caplock key back on with out your help : )

  • Tiffany Striegel Jul 12, 2012

    Thank you Jhoshuary !! My daughter dumped cookie crumbs allover my Hp chicklet keyboard so I had to remove the caplock key. I'm not so sure I would have got it back on with out your help : )

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    owlcityfiref Aug 07, 2012

    Thank-you so much without you i probably would never have found out how to reattach my caps lock key

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