One second you are typing away, close to meeting your deadline, and the next minute the keyboard stops working. Is it the entire keyboard are just an individual key? If you aren’t at all sure, then you are better off taking the keyboard to a Professional Keyboard Repair in Fairfield County CT professional to do the job for you. If you think it’s just a key, then if you are mechanically inclined, you may be able to fix the key yourself, and save yourself a bill in the long run.

The first thing you need to do is remove the cover of the key that needs to be fixed. Make sure that you don’t mess with the insides of the key and that you only remove the one cover, so that you don’t get confused as to which key needs fixing.

Now you will need to use tweezers to gently pull the retainers out of the key hole, making sure to note how they link together, so that you can put them back together when you are done. If you fail at this step, you will be calling a professional keyboard repair in Fairfield County CT pretty quickly to right your wrong move.

You will need to replace the rubber gasket that is underneath the retainers in the key hole. Of course, you will want to do all of this gently, in order not to mess up any more keys or break anything else.

After you get the rubber gasket in place, gently link the retainers and push them just as gently back into place. Next, place your key cover back on the key and gently push, until it snaps in to place as well. Once this is done, you are welcome to return to your typing.

Replacing a key on a keyboard is actually pretty simple, if the entire keyboard goes out however, you will need to contact a professional. The problem may be in your computer, if it’s a laptop, and you don’t want to do more damage than you do good. Call the professionals if you aren’t sure; because it’s better to be safe than sorry.