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Old 11-16-2009, 10:01 AM   #1
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what's the best way to pop off laptop keys?

i think i need to clean under my "a" key as it skips typing every now and then.
i've never taken keys off a laptop keyboard before.
just how easy is it to pop those little suckers off and should i use something like a screwdriver to pop it off with?
i want to clean it, not break it, heehee!
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Old 11-18-2009, 07:08 AM   #3
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Be really careful with those little fuckers...it ain't like taking a flathead screwdriver to your normal keyboard keys for popping them off. I actually had to order a replacement laptop keyboard because I broke one doing this. They are really fragile so be gentle.
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Yes they have little plastic tabs on each side that hold them in place and these pieces are all thinner than a sewing needle. Can you use an air compressor and just blast out whatever is under there?
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Yes they have little plastic tabs on each side that hold them in place and these pieces are all thinner than a sewing needle. Can you use an air compressor and just blast out whatever is under there?
i would used compressed air if i could find it over here!
still haven't popped the key off yet, too skerd haha!
it seems to be getting a little better though.
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have you tipped the laptop upside down and shaken it?
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