Introduction

This guide will show two methods for installing a missing key on a Gateway LT2104u Laptop keyboard.

Image 1/1:
  • On the keyboard, locate the position of the missing key.

Add Comment

Image 1/2: Next, place the key in the empty slot, then apply light pressure until the key snaps into place.  Press the key a few times to confirm it is secure and working properly. Image 2/2: Next, place the key in the empty slot, then apply light pressure until the key snaps into place.  Press the key a few times to confirm it is secure and working properly.
  • Before placing, check that the key is properly orientated. The letter side should be face up.

  • Next, place the key in the empty slot, then apply light pressure until the key snaps into place. Press the key a few times to confirm it is secure and working properly.

Add Comment

Image 1/1:
  • For large rectangular keys the process is similar. Instead of placing the key onto the keyboard first , there are two metal pins for this key to attach onto.

Add Comment

Image 1/2: Once attached,  apply light pressure until  the key snaps into place on the keyboard.  Then press a few the key a few times to confirm it works. Image 2/2: Once attached,  apply light pressure until  the key snaps into place on the keyboard.  Then press a few the key a few times to confirm it works.
  • Before installing, the plastic receivers on the on the bottom of key need to be lined up properly with the metal pins.

  • Once attached, apply light pressure until the key snaps into place on the keyboard. Then press a few the key a few times to confirm it works.

Add Comment

Image 1/1:
  • If it is hard to fit the key onto the metal pin, you can remove the metal pin from the keyboard.

Add Comment

Image 1/1:
  • After removing the pin, snap the metal pin onto the key.

Add Comment

Image 1/1:
  • Next, you need to reattach the metal pin onto the keyboard. Finally, apply light pressure onto the key until the key snaps into place onto the keyboard.

Add Comment

Conclusion

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

Steven Park

Member since: 03/09/2016

342 Reputation

3 Guides authored

Team

0 Comments

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 0

Past 30 Days: 0

All Time: 117