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Keyboard - dysfunctional right shiftkey


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leeden

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I type a lot in the things I do online. Using my left shift key makes me slow, and feel handicapped. So I'd really-really love to fix my right one.

Now, nothings broke, all the pieces are there, but the rubber piece that pushes the sensor keeps sliding off, when the shift key is on top of it... I mean, i could super-glue it down, but i have a bad feeling about that... What do i do?

Also, it's have a laptop. A dell inspiron 6000.

Edited by leeden, 27 September 2010 - 09:00 AM.

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If you don't want to glue it, or send it in for a keyboard replacement, or replace the keyboard yourself (a fairly difficult, but not impossible task) then your simplest solution may be to buy a desktop keyboard and use it on your laptop.
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How would i safely glue it, I mean, would super glue work?
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Hi, i would try a replacement part. check this out..


http://www.laptopkey...l/Inspiron/6000


they have parts plus pics & fitting instuctions.
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That's a good link.

@leeden. I really don't think glue is the way to go. Either repair the key, or replace the keyboard, or use an external keyboard.
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