Keys are easy to replace on a Gateway netbook. You can purchase keys online at Amazon, eBay, or the product page. Keys contain three parts: key cap, key retainer clip, and rubber cup. For this guide, we will replace the key cap.

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  • Before replacing any key, make sure your netbook is turned off to prevent any mistakes during the process.

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  • Insert a plastic opening tool under the key to be removed.

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  • Put the opening tool underneath the key. Use force until the key pops up.

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  • To replace the key, follow these instructions, but do them in reverse order (i.e., use the plastic opening tool to put the key back in place).

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To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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