Introduction

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.

Before replacing any key, make sure your netbook is turned off to prevent any mistakes during the process.
  • 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. Insert a plastic opening tool under the key to be removed.
  • 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.
  • 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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Conclusion

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

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