Parts

No parts required.

Using the spudger, gently pry the desired key up on one side. This will release the key.
  • Using the spudger, gently pry the desired key up on one side. This will release the key.

  • The key is held in place by very small plastic pieces. Improper removal or installation may damage key permanently and require entire keyboard replacement.

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Use a brush to remove debris and use a cleaner cloth to remove residue.
  • Use a brush to remove debris and use a cleaner cloth to remove residue.

  • Similarly, remove debris and residue from the area of the keyboard where the key was originally seated.

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  • Once clean, set the key above its original position and firmly press it back into place.

  • If cleaned and installed properly the key should depress smoothly and spring back to normal position once released.

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Conclusion

This is a complete guide to removing a key and cleaning the area before replacement.

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