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Can't click a key back on my dv2500 keyboard

I took the "C" key off the keyboard of my HP dv2500 (to get some fluff out from under it) and it won't click back on.

I can get the top of the key to slide under the metal keepers, but the bottom of the key is unsupported and is able to move around. Is there any advice you can give. I would love a picture diagram if possible.

Wish I knew what I am doing wrong :S

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  • baydenmckenz Apr 19, 2009

    Thanks for your reply. I've pushed it right down until it hits the bottom, but still no luck. I've even removed the 2-piece underside of the key and tried to click it on first and then add the plastic key, but still no luck.

    I'm wondering though if I've somehow bent the bottom pin down too much and this is preventing it from clicking under? There is only one metal pin for the bottom of the key and this pin isn't really high enough for the plastic thing to click under. Does that make any sense??

    Thanks again :)



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Once you slip the key under the metal keepers, push down a bit harder until you feel a click. (Sorry, no pics... just "Use the force, Luke")

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