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Hp presario c500 laptop

My laptops space bar key has fallen off. It seems like the plastic 'hooks' on the underside of the key have broken. Could anyone point me in the direction of a replacement space bar (and black connectors).

Thanks in advance


ps. model is RY514EA#ABU if thats of any help. I believe it has been discontinued.

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You're best bet for this is Ebay. There are several vendors that sell individual keys and retainers. You might also look into a whole keyboard, many times you can get a keyboard for a fairly cheap price, and you'll have many replacements for the future.

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