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Spacebar was pulled off

The space baron my lap top was pulled off n it will not snap back on

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Re: spacebar was pulled off

These can be tricky to snap back into place. YOu have to make sure the wire used to help hold the spacebar in place is in correctly before you can snap it back on.

You have to make sure it is on the correct way or you will install it backward and it will look funny and get stuck. If you fail to put it back on correctly you can always use a butterknife or a flathead screwdriver to pop it off and try again.

Are any of the connection parts damaged? Does it still look like it will reconnect?

Posted on Dec 11, 2007

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