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Acer Laptop - key topped popped off

I caught one of the keys with my nail and it has popped off (the bit with the letter on) Does it just snap back on somehow?

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  • nicolakim Jul 16, 2008

    Thanks Pyrhc,

    I'm having a go, but think I'm a bit too heavy handed - I need a man!!!!

  • Anonymous Apr 22, 2009

    a few of my keys have popped off and i can't get them firmly reattached...help!!!

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Yes it does snap back on. Place it where it on top of the retainer and press down gently until it snaps into place. You may need to work it around a bit in order to line it up. If it doesn't snap on or doesn't stay, check the bottom of the key to make sure the sides where the retainer goes into hasn't collapsed, or check the retainer to see if one of the pins that snaps into the key isn't bent or broken. If the sides are collapsed or a pin is bent, you can bend the side or pin back into place with a small screwdriver, be gentle as not to break it. If it's broken it will need to be replaced.

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