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My ibm thinkpad key ""Q" came loose

Suddenly Q is loose and I tried to click it back and wondered it the little hinge fits inside the swivel hinge piece? How to put it back on?
Would appreciate help. Thanks in anticipation Ian

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  • mezanotie Sep 10, 2008

    I have an IBM Thinkpad R51. The J key has fallen off, but the little ******/nipple thingy is still attached firmly.

    I have got the key, and both parts of the legs, but I just can't figure out how to get it back on, or hot to get the white leg attached to the key cap!

    Please help, this is driving me insane!



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Situation 1. The key cap and key retainer fell off the keyboard and you cannot figure out how to assemble them back. my ibm thinkpad key Carefully remove the cap from any other working key so the key retainer stays connected to the keyboard.
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