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When I closed the laptop with a card laying on the keyboard, the pressure popped off 4 of the function key tops. Each has two white plastic "skeletons" under the key. Those have separated from the laptop as well. How can I repair those 4 keys?

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You should be able to clip the "skeletons" back onto the keys, however if the clips are broken you can purchase new keyboards from here. Instructions for trying to put the keys back together can be found here and instructions for replacing the keyboard can be found here. Steps 5-8 cover keyboard removal and just reverse them for install.

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