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Introduction

This guide details the steps necessary to remove single keys from the keyboard. Please follow this guide only if you are experiencing trouble with a few keys. If numerous keys aren't working, it may be time to replace the entire keyboard.

  1. Turn off the computer.
    • Turn off the computer.

    • Disconnect the charging cable from the computer.

    • Failure to unplug the cable could result in electric shock.

    • Flip the computer upside down.

  2. Locate the two switches that lock the battery. Push the right-hand switch outward into the "unlocked" position. Locate the two switches that lock the battery. Push the right-hand switch outward into the "unlocked" position.
    • Locate the two switches that lock the battery. Push the right-hand switch outward into the "unlocked" position.

  3. Push and hold the left hand switch outward in the "unlocked" position, then gently slide the battery away from the computer.
    • Push and hold the left hand switch outward in the "unlocked" position, then gently slide the battery away from the computer.

  4. Place your pointer finger under the key you want to remove. For extra leverage, use the thumb and rotate the key in the manner shown.
    • Place your pointer finger under the key you want to remove. For extra leverage, use the thumb and rotate the key in the manner shown.

  5. The key will come off with a popping sound.
    • The key will come off with a popping sound.

    • You will now be able to see the mechanism below the key. Clean this area using compressed air, then replace the key.

Conclusion

To reassemble your keyboard, push the key back into the original spot.

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I used your guide to install the key, thank you. I bought my lenovo keys from this link below

http://www.replacementlaptopkeys.com/len...

keep up the good work.

Resteasy - Réponse

Hello , you can buy single keys on this site:

http://www.laptopkey-europe.eu/

John Pohl - Réponse

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