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I need to replace the keyboard on a Gateway Solo 2550

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  • steprod221 Jul 29, 2008

    Is there someone who has some detailded instruction with pictures maybe. Maybe something from a repair manual.

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Steprod replacing that on your own without technical expertise in that area will be difficuly and could worsen the problem and perhaps even cause the rise of other secondary problems. Having it replaced at the place you purchased the laptop wouldn't cost much and ensure that things are done correctly and the replacement keyboard is compatible. If you want you could also copy and paste the following URL into your browser for additional information and service and repair offered at this site:

http://support.gateway.com/s/faq/c-custserv/cserv67.shtml

Let me know how it goes.

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If it is desktop as you have mentioned then this is not a big job sir.

just remove the existing one and plug in a new one.

Posted on Jul 28, 2008

  • dewan nafees ahmed Jul 28, 2008

    but Gateway Solo 2550 is a note book.

    since you mentioned it as a desktop i gave you that simple solution.

    for replacing the keyboard you will have to remove the back of the notebook and remove the screws and get the front cover off.

    after doing this you can be able to remove the keyboard. but you wont be able to replace the touch pad.

    for replacing the touch pad you will have to remove the whole unit very carefully sir.

    thank you


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